For Immediate Release

Organization Profile: 

Vaishalee Raja

Molly McKay

Gabriel Sanchez

Broad Coalition Collaborating on Poll to Assist Community on Timing, Efforts to Repeal Prop. 8 Should Court Uphold Marriage Ban


What: Representatives from a
diverse coalition of faith, civil rights and LGBT organizations will
host a conference call to announce the launch of an innovative,
collaborative polling project to help determine the timing and
targeting of efforts to repeal Proposition 8, should the California
Supreme Court uphold the constitutional amendment banning marriage for
same-sex couples.

polling project will share qualitative and quantitative polling data
with community members and stakeholders as part of a larger strategy
to involve the community in the decision making process and engage the
broad coalition of organizations to better coordinate and partner
with on-going efforts to restore marriage for same-sex couples in


  • Tawal Panyacosit Jr., Director, API Equality
  • Rick Jacobs, Founder and Chair, Courage Campaign
  • Marc Solomon, Marriage Director, Equality California
  • Luis Lopez, President, Honor PAC
  • Ron Buckmire, Board President, Jordan/Rustin Coalition
  • Molly McKay, Media Director, Marriage Equality USA
  • Reverend Eric Lee, President and CEO, Southern Christian Leadership Council of Greater Los Angeles

When: Tuesday, April 21st at 9:30 a.m. (PST).

How:   Dial: 916.233.4202, Pass code: 2104405


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