The Leadership LAB organizes and empowers communities to defeat anti-LGBT prejudice locally, on the ground in campaigns across the US, and through hands-on mentorship with activists from around the world.
When we head out to have canvass conversations about trans equality, we show voters news footage to bring up the things they’ll be hearing during a campaign (from both our side and the opposition). This is the video we used when talking to English speaking voters in Miami in 2015.
About Author: Dave Fleischer
Dave Fleischer has directed the Leadership LAB since 2010. Before that, he created and ran the national training program of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund (1993-98) and then the organizing and training department of the organization now known as the National LGBTQ Task Force (1999-2006) before launching the national LGBT mentoring work that gave birth to the LAB. Fleischer is also the author of The Prop 8 Report, a data-driven evaluation of why we lost Prop 8 (on-line at Prop 8 Report). Fleischer has trained organizers, candidates, and campaign managers for more than thirty years.
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