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'''Equality California''' (EQCA) was founded in 1998.  In 2008, it is active in opposition to [[California Proposition 8 (2008)|Proposition 8]].
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'''Equality California''' (EQCA) was founded in 1998.  In 2008, it was active in opposition to [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8]].
  
 
Its goals as listed on its website include:
 
Its goals as listed on its website include:
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* Empowering individuals and other organizations to engage in the political process.
 
* Empowering individuals and other organizations to engage in the political process.
  
In October 2011, EQCA announced that it would not participate in efforts to overturn [[California Proposition 8 (2008)|Proposition 8]] in the 2012 election season.<ref>[http://www.queerty.com/equality-california-decides-to-spend-prop-8-money-on-talking-to-neighbors-20111006/ ''Queerty'', "Equality California Decides To Spend Prop 8 Money On Talking To Neighbors", October 6, 2011]</ref>
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In October 2011, EQCA announced that it would not participate in efforts to overturn [[California Proposition 8, the "Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to Marry" Initiative (2008)|Proposition 8]] in the 2012 election season.<ref>[http://www.queerty.com/equality-california-decides-to-spend-prop-8-money-on-talking-to-neighbors-20111006/ ''Queerty'', "Equality California Decides To Spend Prop 8 Money On Talking To Neighbors", October 6, 2011]</ref>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:45, 10 October 2011

Equality California (EQCA) was founded in 1998. In 2008, it was active in opposition to Proposition 8.

Its goals as listed on its website include:

  • Achieve equality and secure legal protections for LGBT people.
  • Improve the lives of LGBT Californians.

Activities EQCA sponsors include:

  • Sponsoring legislation and coordinating efforts to ensure its passage,
  • Lobbying legislators and other policy makers,
  • Building coalitions,
  • Developing community strength,
  • Empowering individuals and other organizations to engage in the political process.

In October 2011, EQCA announced that it would not participate in efforts to overturn Proposition 8 in the 2012 election season.[1]

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