For Immediate Release

Organization Profile: 

Vaishalee Raja, Communications Director
PHONE: (916) 284-9187

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

Nationwide - 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.

The 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 California.


  • 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 21 at 9:30 a.m. (PST).

How:   Dial: 916.233.4202, Pass code: 2104405#



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