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LHU to hold LGBTQIA Lavender graduation ceremony on Dec. 1

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University President’s Commission on LGBTQ Affairs has announced Jason Landau Goodman will serve as keynote speaker for Lavender Graduation at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1 in the Parsons Union Building, Multipurpose Room, on the campus of LHU.

A fifth-generation Pennsylvanian, Landau Goodman is the board president of the Pennsylvania Youth Congress Foundation and served as the organization’s first executive director. He has been involved with social justice activism for more than 10 years as the first person to work at the statewide level with LGBTQ youth in the state.

“LHU values making our campus welcoming and affirming,” said Rick Schulze, acting LGBTQ Commission president. “Lavender Graduation is one means for affirming our LGBTQ and ally students who so often are ignored in society. It is our way of acknowledging diversity and making it part of our campus culture.”

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