Two Upcoming YLD Pride Events

Young Leadership Division (YLD) Pride is the new name of YLD’s group of young Jewish adults who are LGBTQ or allies, serving the Chicago Jewish LGBTQ community by offering various social and volunteer opportunities that will enhance the Jewish LGBTQ community’s needs. The group’s forthcoming event is co-sponsored by A Wider Bridge Chicago.

Young Leadership Division (YLD) Pride

Blue, White and Pink: A Panel Discussion on the LGBTQ Community & Israel

Thursday, March 24, 2016
6:00PM – 8:00PM
At River North Law Firm

YLD Pride’s informational panel will elaborate on the Jewish community’s response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Campaign against Israel that is occurring in Chicago. This panel will have representatives from different Jewish organizations in Chicago who will educate attendees about the BDS Campaign through an LGBTQ perspective (also known as “Pinkwashing”).

This panel is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Relations Council, the American Jewish Committee and A Wider Bridge.

The cost to attend this event is $15 and includes appetizers and drinks. You must register in advance; no registrations will be taken at the door. The location of the event will be given upon ticket purchase.

YLD Pride’s 3rd Annual Happy Hour

Thursday, April 7, 2016
6:00PM – 8:00PM
at Sidetrack, 3349 N. Halsted

This happy hour is for LGBTQ friends and allies who are interested in getting involved with the Jewish United Fund and YLD Pride while enjoying delicious cocktails.

The cost to attend is $15 in advance, $18 at the door.
Price includes two drink tickets.

Happy Hour Host Committee:
Doug Adolph
Michael Brown
Alex Entratter
Tommy Fahey
Sarah Follmer
Andrew Friedman
Becca Garber
David Gins
Aaron Goynshor
Dara Goynshor
Ben Halbig
Aaron Kacel
Marc Kovarsky
Joe Levie
Sam Levine
Lauren Levy
Anna Mammone
David Lurie
Jeremy Macklin
Sarah Mick
Matthew K. Miller
Michael Oxman
Jason Pesick
Emily Pevnick
Marc Pogoda
Jordan Rosen
Daniel Rosenstein
Matti Shicker
Steve Sondheimer
Jacob Warren

For more information or with questions, please email YLD or call (312) 357-4880