GREENSBORO — Sara Isaacson, a University of North Carolina ROTC student, will be a featured workshop co-leader at the upcoming Equality Conference & Gala on Nov. 13. She will be sharing information on how college students can lobby their legislators.

Isaacson was discharged for disclosing her sexuality to her commander last spring as a result of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

A plethora of panelist will be leading other workshops that day and include Mayor of Franklinton Elic Senter, Mayor of Chapel Hill Mark Kleinschmidt, Tryon Town Commissioner Doug Arbogast and Orange County Commissioner (and former Carrboro Mayor) Mike Nelson.

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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.