Monday, September 21, 2015 9:00am – 3:00pm Bob Hope Partiotic Hall at 1816 FigJoin American Veterans for Equal Rights & The County of Los Angeles in celebrating the accomplishments of LGBT Veterans here in LA County. On Monday, Sept 21 we will be partnering with SoCalGas, Supervisor Hilda Solis, Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, Assemblymember Richard Bloom, Mayor Eric Garcetti, the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, the California Dept. of Veterans Affairs and many other local officials and service providers to honor the sacrifices and accomplishments of the brave LGBTQ/A Veterans and Service Members. This will be the first ever LGBT Veteran Event at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall.
Operation: Do Ask, Do Tell serves as an annual gathering of the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs (Benefits, Cemetery, and Healthcare), California Dept. of Veterans Affairs, County of Los Angeles, American Veterans for Equal Rights (only Federally recognized National LGBT Veteran Service Organization), Local Service Providers & Employers to discuss the needs and services provided to LGBT Veterans in and around Los Angeles County. The event is designed to honor the memory of the old DADT law & those negatively affected during its tenure, while bringing the much needed resources to one location, for them to take advantage of in a safe and accepting environment.
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