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2014 Bolder Than Out Conference - Why All The BUZZ!

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Join CWT4R co- host, Ina, Michelle and Terry as we welcome Marc Loveless and Adam McMath from Coalition for Justice and Respect. Last week end Chicago held the Bolder Than Out Conference at Providence Hospital with guest speaker Carol Mosley Braun, Delmarie Cobb and other special guest. If you missed the conference join us as they recap this year’s event and give a peek look of what to expect next year.Per its website: CJR's annual Bolder Than Out Conference is dedicated to providing safe spaces for Black LGBT and SGL people to congregate, exchange resources, share stories, and network. This year's theme, "Breaking the Silence" focuses on the eradication of silence within the community and finding ways to provide voices for underrepresented Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in Chicago and nationwide. The event had the pleasure of having local and international guest that talked about issues that affect the Black LGBTQ and SGL communities. Marc Lovelace, Founder and Executive Director Founded in 2007, CJR is a Chicago-based civil rights organization dedicate to the education, empowerment, freedom, and liberation of Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Let’s hear what he has on the horizon for the organization and the conference. Also joining us will be Adam McMath who in 2013, Executive Director Marc Loveless appointed Adam to be the Managing Director of the Coalition for Justice and Respect.  Adam is charged with making CJR a global civil rights force by way of organizational restructuring and innovating community engagement efforts.