Local 375's Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee celebrated PRIDE 2017

Local 375's Lesbian and Gay Issues Committee celebrated PRIDE 2017 at Local 375 Delegates meeting on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (please click here for photos). Committee members and Chapter 7 (Parks) President Ricardo Hinkle spoke about the brief history of the LGBT Committee in DC 37 and in Local 375. He explained the different LGBT rallies and demonstrations in a PowerPoint presentation.

Guest speaker, NYC Councilmember Ritchie J. Torres spoke of LGBT Committee and New York City Housing, where he has fought relentlessly for additional funding and improvements in public housing infrastructure. Councilmember Torres is the Deputy Leader of the City Council, and Chair of the Council's Committee on Public Housing, overseeing NYCHA.