Orange County Lavender Bar Association LGBTQ+ Lawyers & Allies
April 2024

Hello, friends!  Please find information below about the following:

  • April 15: Newport Library hearing aimed at banning LGBTQ+ books, among others
  • May 22: Harvey Milk Day MCLE Luncheon with Equality California
  • Solicitation for Mentors and Mentees
  • National LGBTQ+ Bar Discount for OCLBA Members
Newport Library Board Hearing Regarding LGBTQ+ Books

On Monday, April 15 at 4:30 p.m. in Newport City Hall, the Board of the Newport Public Library will meet and seek public comment on a proposal to remove certain children and teen's books with subject matter relating to LGBTQ+ families, stories of refugees, and age-appropriate health and sex education.  OCLBA encourages the community (i) to appear at the hearing, where each speaker will have 2 minutes to oppose the policy; and (ii) to submit an email opposing the plicate by Sunday, April 14 at 4 p.m. to [email protected].  

Harvey Milk Day MCLE Luncheon with Equality California

Join us for our annual Harvey Milk Day MCLE Luncheon on Wednesday, March 22, 2024.  This year our special guest speaker is Tony Hoang, the Executive Director of Equality California and Silver State Equality and a veteran of the LGBTQ+ equality movement. 

Free for Members 
$20 for Non-Members 

Interested in Being a Mentor or Mentee?

OCLBA is considering an attorney mentorship program for LGBTQ+ law students and lawyers in the Orange County area.  Mentors would meet with their mentees at least twice during the program and OCLBA will host a networking event in October.

If you are interested in participating as an OCLBA mentor or mentee, please email [email protected] by May 30.

National LGBTQ+ Bar Discount

OCLBA is an affiliate of The National LGBTQ+ Bar Association.  Our active members can join the LGBTQ+ Bar at a 50% discount by using the discount code "affiliatemember" at checkout. 

Orange County Lavender Bar Association
PO Box 6173, Newport Beach, CA 92658
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