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Join JRC as we celebrate our second monthly general membership meeting of the year!

Dear JRC Friends and Supporters!

Whether you’ve been a member from the beginning, joined us recently, or have never been to a meeting, please come to our 2nd meeting of the year next Thursday, July 29th at 7pm at the famous Jewel’s Catch One. We’ll look back at all that we’ve accomplished over the year, discuss upcoming plans, and look forward to our exciting future!

JRC General Membership Meeting

Join us Thursday, July 29, at 7:00 p.m., at the Jewel’s Catch One for our 2nd general membership meeting of the year. This will be a great opportunity to get together to celebrate, to look back, and to look forward.


7:00PM Refreshments/Social
7:30PM Meeting

-Overview of JRC black canvassing project
-Progress on projects, fundraising and development
-Upcoming projects (Q POC Towne hall, Black LGBT Network, Out West Coming Out Day Event)
-How to help the Black LGBT movement gain more momentum.

Event Info
Jewel’s Catch One
4067 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

RSVP to:
Rodney, JRC Community Organizer

FIGHTING for Black LGBT equality & political empowerment

JRC is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black same-gender loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and families in Greater Los Angeles, to promote fair treatment of everyone without regard to race, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

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The Barbara Jordan / Bayard Rustin Coalition (JRC) works to empower Black same-gender loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and families in Greater Los Angeles, to promote equal marriage rights and to advocate for fair treatment of everyone without regard to race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.


The Jordan/Rustin Coalition (JRC) seeks a dynamic person interested in a 10-week internship with one of the leading Black LGBT advocacy organizations working in both the LGBT and Black communities of Los Angeles to advance equality for all!

Successful candidates must have the following skills:

* Knowledge and curiousity about the LGBT community particularly in African-American areas

* Experience with social justice and/or non-profit organizations

* Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.

* Computer proficiency for word processing, database work, e-mail and Web research.

* Experience with electoral campaign work

* Desire and commitment to work in a multicultural environment where commitment to diversity based on race, ethnic origin, gender, age, sexual orientation and physical ability is an important institutional value.

Send all cover letters and resumes in PDF format to

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