MAYOR FOSTER, VICE MAYOR GARCIA, COUNCILWOMAN SCHIPSKE TO LEAD MARRIAGE EQUALITY VIGIL TONIGHT IN LONG BEACH
Long Beach, CA – Mayor Bob Foster,Vice Mayor Robert Garcia, Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske and local LGBT leaders will hold a vigil & speak tonight to support the overturn of Prop. 8 and DOMA cases being heard at the Supreme Court. Both Garcia and Schipske are openly gay.
The vigil will be held at Long Beach City Hall, located at 333 West Ocean Blvd in the civic center plaza area at 6:30 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to make signs, bring candles, wear pins, etc. to show their solid support of this historic event in California history for LGBT rights.
In addition to local elected officials, Jane Wishon from Marriage Equality USA will be present along with board members from the Center Long Beach and various other organizations, both grassroots and political.
Category: Long Beach