July 14, 2020
For Immediate Release
Mayor Johnson to announce LGBTQ+ taskforce
SAVANNAH, GA (July 14, 2020) — Mayor Van R. Johnson, II will hold a news conference on Wednesday, July 15 at 10 a.m. at City Hall to introduce PROUD Savannah, a commission dedicated to ensuring Savannah’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities can work and live in a welcoming and safe environment.
“We want all Savannahians to feel at home here no matter who they love, how they identify or how they express themselves,” Mayor Johnson said. “I’m excited to engage in meaningful discussion with Savannah’s LGBTQ+ community to make sure our City is inclusive for everyone.”
PROUD stands for Principles, Resources, Outreach, Unity and Dedication, and it encompasses the committee’s vision to advocate for equality for all Savannahians. The group includes members of Savannah’s LGBTQ+ community, local activists, City staff and elected officials.
Who: Mayor Van Johnson, members of PROUD Savannah
What: Mayor Johnson to announce LGBTQ+ taskforce
Where: City Hall, 2 E. Bay St.
When: Wednesday, July 15 at 10 a.m.