Abington hosts LGBTQ+ Resource Fair

Abington LGBTQ+ Fair

Penn State Abington in conjunction with two Pennsylvania state representatives hosted an LGBTQ+ Resource Fair last weekend.

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ABINGTON, Pa. — Pennsylvania state Reps. Steve McCarter and Ben Sanchez, in partnership with Penn State Abington, hosted an LGBTQ+ Community Resource Fair on Oct. 19 at the college. 

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Pennsylvania state Rep. Steve McCarter, left, co-sponsored the LGBTQ+ Resource Fair at Penn State Abington.

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Resources, information and three area legislators were available to assist attendees with questions. Organizations and businesses from the Greater Philadelphia area were represented at this free event, including:  

  • Mazzoni Center 
  • William Way Community Center 
  • The Bryson Institute 
  • Philadelphia Family Pride 
  • Sage Philadelphia 
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Services – JPROUD 
  • SAGA Community Center 
  • Office of U.S. Congresswoman Madeleine Dean 
  • Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs 
  • Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 
  • Offices of state Reps. Steve McCarter, Ben Sanchez, and Brian Sims 
  • Montgomery County LGBT Business Council 
  • Abington Township Human Relations Commission 
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State Representatives Brian Sims, Ben Sanchez, and Steve McCarter.

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About Penn State Abington

Penn State Abington provides an affordable, accessible and high-impact education resulting in the success of a diverse student body. It is committed to student success through innovative approaches to 21st century public higher education within a world-class research university. With about 3,700 students, Penn State Abington is a residential campus that offers baccalaureate degrees in 21 majors, undergraduate research, the Schreyer honors program, NCAA Division III athletics and more.