Why Pride Matters
Much discussion has ensued over the topic of "gay pride" in the last few years, with much of it centering around the question of "WHY?". James Miller, the Executive Director of the LGBT Center of Raleigh, will give a brief history of the queer movement and dive into a discussion of why LGBTIQ people should hold Pride close to their hearts. If there are topics that you would like to hear more or less about, please let James know and he will edit his presentation accordingly."
James Miller is the Executive Director of the LGBT Center of Raleigh. A native of North Carolina hailing from the Outer Banks, James returned to the state following work with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health focusing on Title V Programs. James holds a Masters Degree in Public Policy, with a focus on Social Welfare Policy, and an MBA in Non-Profit Management from Brandeis University. Through his work with various non-profits, especially programs focusing on Children with Special Health Care Needs, James has used evidence-based programming and best practices to encourage efficiency and efficacy through direct service programs.