First Opportunity for Veterans, Activists, Bloggers, and Supporters to Coordinate on DADT Repeal in 2010
WASHINGTON – Servicemembers United, the nation’s largest organization of gay and lesbian troops and veterans and their allies, announced today that it will host a first-ever Open Strategy Forum on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The event will bring together veterans, servicemembers, grassroots activists, bloggers, civilian advocates, and others to discuss and coordinate strategy and tactics to forward repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law in 2010.
"This Open Strategy Forum on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' will be a unique opportunity to bring together those in the grassroots, netroots, and political communities who are interested in getting this law repealed this year," said Alexander Nicholson, Executive Director of Servicemembers United. "There are many people who are interested in becoming more active on this issue, and we are glad to be able to facilitate more democratic and widespread involvement in this movement."
The forum will take place on Saturday, March 20th from 12:00pm until 2:00pm in Washington, D.C. The event is open to everyone, but those who plan to attend must briefly register for the event in advance on Servicemembers United’s website. Additional event details and information will be sent by email to those who register.
To register for the Open Strategy Forum on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," please go to www.servicemembersunited.org.