Kentucky Equality Federation News

Kentucky Equality Federation is sponsoring the Alumni Event of the Kentucky Young Democrats on June 09, 2010 in Lexington. (more)

It is rare that we send official emails and communication. Instead of having fundraisers and "social hours," Kentucky Equality Federation is working to bring real change to the Commonwealth. This year we defeated House Bill 350, and we have served as public advocate for more than 20 people since the beginning of January 2010.

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To further the Federation's long-term agenda, Kentucky Equality Federation President Jordan Palmer is relinquishing most of his duties to serve as Campaign Manager for Matthew Vanderpool. All committees and volunteers will remain in place, so please continue to report Discrimination, Hate Crimes, and School Bullying to us.

President Palmer has been Mr. Vanderpool's Campaign Manager since November 2009. President Palmer is dedicating most of this attention to the Vanderpool for Kentucky campaign. Mr. Vanderpool easily won the primary election, but now faces the incumbent, anti-gay Representative Stan Lee which this Federation has fought in the Kentucky House of Representatives since it was founded.

Kentucky Equality Federation would like to thank our volunteers; Kentucky Equality Federation is an all-volunteer organization, and our Discrimination, Hate Crimes, and School Bullying Committee members have worked extremely hard this year.

The Board of Directors would like to take this time to thank each of them individually:

- Richard T. Jones, Special Assistant to the President for Administration and Communication
- Rick Wolfe, Special Adviser to the President for Discrimination and Youth Outreach
- Halyn Roth, Southern Kentucky Regional Director
- Matt Berry, Eastern Kentucky Regional Director
- Benjamin Brannock, High School and University Outreach Director


Regards,

Dean Byrd, Treasurer and Secretary of the Corporation


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