CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Freedom Center for Social Justice has announced that it is sponsoring five members of the LGBTQ community to join center staff when they attend the National LGBTQ Task Force Creating Change Conference in Washington, D.C. from Jan. 24-28.

Interested parties should explain to the center why they want to attend the conference via email at using Creating Change in the subject line. The event will be filled with workshops, panels and other informative and enlightening options.

People of Native American/indigenous ancestry are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Lainey Millen

Lainey Millen was formerly QNotes' associate editor, special assignments writer, N.C. and U.S./World News Notes columnist and production director from 2001-2019 when she retired.