Courtney Eimerman-Wallace and Eddy Morales join board of National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund

WASHINGTON DC, Jan. 11, 2016—Courtney Eimerman-Wallace and Eddy Morales, innovators in the areas of political activism and progressive philanthropy respectively, have been elected to the board of the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund. Bringing a wide array of leadership experience to the organization, Eimerman-Wallace and Morales will attend their first official board meeting at…

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Board Bio: Courtney Eimerman-Wallace

Courtney and her wife Megan Eimerman-Wallace live in Washington DC and were featured in one of the Task Force’s e-mail fundraising efforts this last year. She’s been named a 2015 Rising Star by Campaigns and Elections magazine. Courtney has worked and volunteered in various capacities including the election of Obama, GOTV work and other political…

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Board Bio: Eddy Morales

Eddy Morales is Director of the Latino Engagement Fund, a collaborative effort between over 60 individual philanthropists, progressive institutions, and foundations of all sizes to drive resources and strategies that build strong progressive Latino organizations with powerful leaders and a sophisticated base working to make concrete improvements in people’s lives. Since becoming the Fund’s inaugural…

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Ice Raids Expose The “Dire Need” For Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, DC, January 8, 2016-In light of the recent raids by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) targeting undocumented immigrant families and children, the National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund is issuing the following statement: “These raids by Homeland Security were a heavy-handed attack on some of the most vulnerable, including families and children,…

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Trump’s Comments About Muslims Condemned by National LGBTQ Task Force

CHICAGO, IL, December 8, 2015—Yesterday, Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.” Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) advocates are condemning Trump’s remarks. “We wholeheartedly condemn and reject Donald Trump’s call to stop Muslims from entering the United States. Moreover, we believe…

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LGBTQ Advocates Deeply Disappointed Chicago Prosecutor Won’t Charge Officer In Murder of Ronald Johnson

CHICAGO, IL, December 7, 2015—Today, Cook County State Attorney Anita Alvarez announced that no charges would be filed against Chicago police officer George Hernandez, who shot and killed Ronald Johnson III in October 2014. The news comes just hours after U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a federal probe of the Chicago Police Department. “We…

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