Urvashi Vaid: Attorney and organizer whose leadership in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and social justice movements spans legal,advocacy, philanthropic, and grassroots organizations.
Mary E. Hunt, Ph.D., is a feminist theologian who is co-founder and
co-director of the Women’s Alliance for Theology, Ethics, and Ritual (WATER)
in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA. A Catholic active in the women-church
movement, she lectures and writes on theology and ethics with particular
attention to social justice concerns.
Forum on the State of the Global LGBTI Catholic Justice Movement: DignityUSA and Global Network of Rainbow Catholics will jointly hold a powerful and engaging one-day Forum on the State of the Global LGBTQI Catholic Justice Movement, with panelists from around the
Register Today at DignityUSA Jubilee National Conference
DignityUSA 50th Anniversary Conference
July 4—8 Westin Michigan Ave, Chicago
Experience the Future of Global LGBTI Catholic Justice
Join DignityUSA and the Global Network for Rainbow Catholics for a day-long Forum on July 4 in Chicago, prior to our Jubilee Conference to hear from Catholic LGBT leaders from around the world. Speakers including Miguel Diaz, Mary Hunt, and Rev. Bryan Massingale will offer their insights on the foundations and implications of this increasingly vital work.
Learn more here: https://conf2019.dignityusa.net/gnrc/#Forum
Donate Gift Cards for the Convention Raffle!
Back by popular demand from the 2017 Conference, we’ll be raffling bundles of gift cards for conference attendees and DignityUSA supporters nationwide. Winning tickets will be drawn periodically throughout the conference, and ticket-holders need not be present to win.
Please mail gift cards of $25 or more to national store chains (or donations for us to purchase them in your name) no later than
May 10th — to DignityUSA Development Chair, Patty Stricker, 9660 Hemple Road, Germantown, OH 45327.
Ask D/W member and D/USA board member Martin Witchger with any questions or for more information. Thank you!
Have a part in our Jubilee Conference!
Since 1969, DignityUSA has been a voice of affirmation, advocacy, and pride for LGBTQI Catholics and allies within our Church and
in society. Your gift of whatever amount — $5, 50, $500, or $5000 – helps brings this mission to life. Have you given toward our
Jubilee Fifty & Forward fund yet? Any gift given during this Jubilee period so far and before May 1, 2019 will be named in our
special commemorative conference program.
Give here: bit.ly/DUSAJubileeDonate
Sign Up to Volunteer
Our conference couldn’t happen without the help of volunteers! Whether its help with setup, cleanup, registration, or something
else, check out the roles and indicate your interest on our Volunteer Form. Lots of roles for liturgy – musicians, singers, lectors or
dancers also needed!
Volunteer here: https://conf2019.dignityusa.net/volunteer-form/
Program Ads & Greetings
We would also love to see an Advertisement from your business or organization, or your Greeting to other attendees, in the 50th
Anniversary keepsake conference program. All are great ways to connect with the DignityUSA community and share your milestones, honor loved-ones or even introduce yourself as a new member. Submit your Advertisement or Greeting soon — deadline is May 1!
Learn more here: https://conf2019.dignityusa.net/product/program-ad/
Sponsor a Conference Event
Sponsor a liturgy or help decorate with flowers. Offer a scholarship to help someone else attend.
Learn more about sponsorship or scholarship options here: https://conf2019.dignityusa.net/sponsorship-opportunities/