“Gov. Wolf announces formation of LGBTQ commission” – Penn Live

lgbtq-affairs-commission“Gov. Tom Wolf created Governor Tom Wolf on Monday created the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs. ‘Today’s announcement is timely and important, but also not the end of our efforts to create a Pennsylvania that espouses inclusion and diversity in all that we do,’ he said. ‘The efforts of the LGBTQ work group, established early in my administration, are recognized in many accomplishments that will continue and that group’s work will move forward as a function of this commission.'”(Provided)

by Paul Vigna

“‘The creation of the commission on LGBTQ Affairs is one step of many we have taken to ensure obstacles are removed for anyone who is facing an unfair disadvantage based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression,’ Wolf said in a press release. ‘It’s a step we took together with our stakeholder and advocacy groups and one that those involved asked for – a commission to help coordinate and drive statewide equality efforts.’

“The 40-member commission, believed to be the only one in the country, will be led by executive director Todd Snovel. Most recently, Snovel was the Assistant Dean for Engagement and Inclusion at Lebanon Valley College, where he led the team working with students in the co-curricular experience and initiated campus-wide efforts in equity, diversity, and inclusion.”

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