Advocacy - LGBTQ
310 E 38th St, Ste 209, Minneapolis, MN, 55409-1337
Distance: 1064 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Promotes the human rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Minnesotans through work with constituents, public institutions, and elected officials, including members of Minnesota's Legislature
Their public policy work includes:
* Lobbying at the Capitol during the legislative session
- Annual Lobby Day for LGBTQ Equity
* Research and writing clear and factual information for legislators and the general public
* Encouraging voter registration and voter turn out for elections
Client Information and Specialization
- Older adults
- People with disabilities
All people who identify as part of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied communities in Minnesota.
All advocacy services are free. Some events and conferences have registration fees to offset costs.
|Toll Free - Helpline||(800) 800-0350|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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FP-0500.4500Legislative Advocacy Definition
Programs that attempt to influence the introduction or review of pending bills, ordinances or administrative rulings with the objective of having an impact on the passage or defeat of such legislation or its content.
TD-1600.3100-400LGBTQ Advocacy Groups Definition
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or questioning or are in the process of coming out.
TD-1600.6600Political Action/Lobbying Groups Definition
Organizations that work for the introduction, passage or defeat of one or more specific pieces of legislation through attempts, including personal solicitation, to influence the way legislators vote or the content of the legislation they introduce. Also included are organizations that utilize picketing, leafleting, guerrilla theater, demonstrations, speak-outs and other similar tactics to educate the public or government representatives about a particular issue or point of view and/or to influence policy development and implementation or have an impact on the general political climate.
YZ-4530LGBTQ Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of LGBTQ individuals and their interests. The LGBTQ population includes people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer or questioning.