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San Francisco

Inaugural San Francisco Pride Human Rights Summit

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8 a.m. Registration and Light Breakfast 

9 a.m. Opening Plenary and Keynote Speaker 

Morning Keynote: Imani Rupert-Gordon, E.D., NCLR 

10–11 a.m. Breakout Sessions: Elders and Youth
OpenHouse, SF LGBTQ Center—Panel on Interconnectedness of Generations

10–11 a.m. Trans Activism in Red States
Speaker from Utah: Sue Robbins
Speaker from Florida: Nadine Smith
Speaker from Tennessee
Speaker from Kentucky

11–11:15 a.m. Break 

11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Afternoon Breakout sessions
Race and intersectionality
Connections to oppression stemming from racism, transphobia, anti-AAPI, immigration, Blackness
Planned Parenthood, JCC, ACLU and Lyric—how organizations are under attack

12:15–1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:15–2 p.m. Performance and Drag Conversation Around Freedom of Expression (Lunch Program) 

2–3 p.m. Breakout Session: Global Discussion of LGBTQIA+ Fight, Movement, Activism; Influences from the West on Restricting Rights; How They Mobilize

2–3 p.m. Breakout Session: Corporate Allies (i.e., Disney fighting back, etc.)

3–4 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Closing Remarks 

4–5 p.m. Networking (off-site) 


This program has 2 types of tickets available: In-person and online-only. Please pre-register to receive a link to the live-stream event.

Safety Protocols for in-person attendance:

  • We follow best practices laid out by the CDC and state and local guidelines.
  • We strongly recommend vaccination for guests, staff, and volunteers.
  • Masks are strongly encouraged while indoors (if you do not have one and would like one, inquire at our front desk for a complimentary mask).
  • We reserve the right to require different rules for specific events as necessary.

Our LEED Gold-certified building is designed to cool with outside air, using digitally controlled moveable windows and large ceiling fans. We are deploying additional HEPA filters inside to scrub the air. This is all in addition to increased cleaning of surfaces throughout the building.

We welcome donations made during registration to support the production of our online programming.

This program is supported by SF Pride.

San Francisco Pride

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.

Thu, Jun 22 / 8:00 am PDT

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States


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