Human Relations Commission


Members of the Swarthmore Human Relations Commission:
Melissa Kennedy, Chair (e-mail: hrcswarthmore@gmail.com)
Jasmeet Ahuja 
Shaun Eyring 
Kourtney Knop 
Jennifer TerMatt  

 
New from the HRC!

Making a Homeplace:  Stories from the Historically Black Neighborhood of Swarthmore.  Click here to view this project from Swarthmore resident Jeannine Osayande, sponsored by People's Light.

LGBTQ Resources 

Join

Virtual programs:

Swarthmore Public Library

https://swarthmorepubliclibrary.org/pride-month-at-the-library/

Free Library of Philadelphia

https://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/tag/free-library-of-pride

Read

Selected reading from the Rainbow Roundtable-American Library Association:

https://glbtrt.ala.org/rainbowbooks/archives/1331 (kids and teens)

https://www.glbtrt.ala.org/overtherainbow/  (adults)

Learn

LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History from the National Park Service.

https://www.nps.gov/articles/series.htm?id=4DFF8155-1DD8-B71B-0B4C2713F34EA25C

Lambda Legal: national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBTQ people everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

https://www.lambdalegal.org

Visit

History pin-lgbtq America 

https://www.historypin.org/en/lgbtq-america/geo/37.438179,-96.631589,3/bounds/-29.154136,-96.631589,73.701313,-96.631589/paging/1

Celebrate 

Virtual Pride Events

https://www.glaad.org/prideguide

https://www.glbthistory.org/50-years-of-pride

Act

Philly-area LGBTQ advocacy and support organizations:

http://phillyaidsthrift.com

https://www.galaei.org/mission

https://www.rhd.org/morrishome/

https://www.heartsonawire.org