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Statement from Equality California on Assembly Speaker-Designee Anthony Rendon
September 3, 2015 at 6:11 pm

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 3, 2015

CONTACT: Jason Howe, Equality California
PHONE: (323) 848-9801/MOBILE: (415) 595-9245/EMAIL: jason@eqca.org

Sacramento – Today, Assembly Democrats on Thursday voted unanimously to make Assemblymember Anthony Rendon their next speaker. Equality California Executive Director Rick Zbur issued the following statement in response:

“Equality California congratulates Assemblymember Anthony Rendon, the next Speaker of the California Assembly. We look forward to working with Asm. Rendon to achieve full equality and acceptance for the LGBT community. Having earned a 100% pro-equality voting record from EQCA throughout his career, we are delighted that the California Assembly has once again chosen a champion for equality as its next leader. We thank and applaud Speaker Toni Atkins for her inspiring leadership in advancing full equality and acceptance for the LGBT community and all the communities that LGBT people are a part of.”

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Equality California is the nation’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization dedicated to creating a fair and just society. Our mission is to achieve and maintain full and lasting equality, acceptance, and social justice for all people in our diverse LGBT communities, inside and outside of California. Our mission includes advancing the health and well-being of LGBT Californians through direct healthcare service advocacy and education. Through electoral, advocacy, education and mobilization programs, we strive to create a broad and diverse alliance of LGBT people, educators, government officials, communities of color and faith, labor, business, and social justice communities to achieve our goals. www.eqca.org


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