Equality Torch Relay

EQUALITY TORCH RELAY SPARKS ARREST IN LEMON GROVE; GAY RIGHTS ADVOCATES CARRY TORCH TO RALLIES AT 4 EAST COUNTY CITY HALLS


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SCHEDULE RELEASED FOR EAST COUNTY EQUALITY TORCH RELAY

June 4, 2009 (San Diego’s East County) – organizers of the East County Equality Torch Relay in support of gay rights have released a schedule ot events planned for this Saturday, June 6th. Participants can walk, bike, or drive to follow the torch and attend a 20 minute rally at each city hall in East County.

 

SCHEDULE:

El Cajon:

6:00am Start at Sycuan Casino

8:00am Program at City Hall

200 E. Main St.

Santee:

9:00 am Start at N Johnson Ave and Parkway Plaza

10:34 am Program at City Hall

10601 Magnolia Ave


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EQUALITY TORCH RELAY SET IN EAST COUNTY JUNE 6

May 27, 2009 (San Diego’s East County)—“This is a time where we need equality,” says Eve Parker, lead organizer of the East County Equality Torch Relay slated for June 6th in Santee, El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove. The relay is part of a county-wide event for supporters of equal rights for gay and lesbian people. “I am actually a heterosexual, but I felt so strongly that I believe it is important that I stand up and take the lead,” said Parker.


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