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.
Breaking news: as the findings from Broockman and Kalla’s measurement of the Leadership LAB’s work go public today in the journal Science, the story is breaking across numerous outlets. Check this page for a compilation of the coverage as we get a chance to post it!
(cover image copyright NY Times Magazine – credit Damon Cesarez)
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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