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Join the Liberty City Board in 2017

Be a leader!  Make an impact!  Build the political power of our community!

You can do this as a member of the Board of Directors of the Liberty City LGBT Democratic Club!

Liberty City is an all-volunteer organization, and we need committed individuals to join our ‘working’ Board.  Liberty City’s mission is to achieve and sustain economic and social equality for LGBT persons.  We work towards this goal by:

  • Bringing the issues of LGBT civil rights to the forefront of political agendas, platforms, legislators, candidates and campaigns;
  • Endorsing and supporting candidates for political office who reflect the values, needs and interests of our members;
  • Lobbying for legislation which upholds the civil rights of LGBT citizens;
  • Participating in organizing and coalition building to further our policy agenda in the greater Philadelphia region.

Liberty City is now accepting applications for its Board of Directors.  If you are interested in serving as a member of the Liberty City Board, please submit your nomination form by December 26, 2016.  The application can be downloaded here.

How to Apply for the Liberty City Board of Directors

Step1: READ MORE

To find out more about the important work of the Board of Directors of the LCDC, read the  Board of Directors’ Roles and Responsibilities description and review our Committees List.

STEP 2: APPLY BEFORE DEADLINE

Complete the Board Nomination Form and email it to: info@libertycity.org so that we receive it by December 26, 2016.

Eligibility

Any Liberty City member who has paid their dues in the last 12 months and attended two or more Liberty City events or meetings is eligible to complete an application for nomination.

Process

After nominations are received on December 26, 2016, the Board Development Committee will review all nominations.  The Board of Directors is comprised of 9 to 15 members.  The Board will present a slate of board members for election at the general membership meeting on January 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the William Way Center.

Liberty City is committed to a diverse and gender-balanced Board of Directors and will make every effort to present a slate of directors that is representative of the LGBT community.

More About Us

Liberty City Democratic Club (LCDC) is a voluntary, political action committee serving the greater Philadelphia region. We work within the Democratic Party, in the public arena, and throughout the region, state, and nation, to achieve and sustain economic and social equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons.

To better represent our community and to ensure that our elected officials hear the greatest number and variety of LGBT voices possible, LCDC is currently developing our organization into one that is more inclusive of youth, people of color, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people.

Questions

Contact Liberty City Board Co-Chairs, Tony Campisi and Anne Wakabayashi at info@libertycity.org

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