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LGBTBE-Biz in California

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Two Events and Two Different Dates to do LGBTBE Business in California   6th Annual California Cable Supplier Diversity Fair November 1, 2016 in Long Beach, CA Join Charter Communications, Cox, and Comcast for one on one meetings with representatives from purchasing groups, a networking luncheon, and a cable industry panel discussion. This one-on-one matchmaking event connects Minority, Women, LGBT, Service Disabled Veteran and Disabled-Owned businesses with potential procurement opportunities with Charter Communications Inc., Comcast, and Cox Communications.  California Cable is a forum of diverse suppliers and the host companies to better understand the needs of the other, creating a valuable opportunity to foster business relationships. Program Highlights:  Registration and continental breakfast “One on One” meetings with representatives from purchasing groups. (Please note appointments are limited and are based on the procurement needs listed for each c

Non-Profit Spotlight: Leslie-Lohman Museum

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Art History is a key component of any community. The art is an archive of the state of the life and times of a civilized community. As early as 1969, co-founders Charles Leslie and Fritz Lohman recognized the need for gay artists to have a platform. As the Gay Community was ravaged by the AIDS crisis of the 80s, so was the Art community. As gay men were dying their families were simply discarding the art left behind. Primarily because they either didn’t know what to do with the art or they didn’t want to acknowledge their loved one’s sexuality. By 1987 they created the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, Inc. Charles W. Leslie, Director Emeritus and J. Frederic (Fritz) Lohman (1922-2009) Their mission: To exhibit and preserve art that speaks directly to the many aspects of the LGBTQ experience, and foster the artists who create it. We embrace the rich creative history of this community by educating, informing, inspiring, entertaining, and challenging all who enter our door