Shawn Gaylord, executive director of the Congressional LGBTQ+ Equality Caucus led this discussion on the Equality Act, hosted by LGBTQ+ Local Officials Constituency Group. The conversation focused on how local leaders can advance equality in cities, towns and villages. 

Here are a few takeaways from the conversation:

  • Current projects and how local leaders are working with the Equality Caucus
  • The increase and momentum of more diverse candidates and LGBTQ+ members joining Congress.
  • What current municipal services have NLC members designed to ensure LGBTQ+ constituents are included in services and programs.
  • How mayor and city council members can develop LGBTQ+ liaisons in the executive office.

Original event date: June 22, 2021