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    social justiceLong Island Community Fellowship Social Justice Ministry seeks to take an active role in the value of Christian equality by informing, motivating and inspiring the LICF family to take a pro-active involvement in events and programs concerning Equality and Justice.

    Long Island Community does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status or sexual orientation in any of its activities or operations.

    Long Island Community Fellowship continues to grow and become more of a pivotal force in the community as it spreads its message of God’s love for all humanity, our need to build a stronger community, and our duty to fight for justice.

    Deuteronomy 31:6
    "Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."

    News from Social Justice

  • Remembering Orlando: A service of solidarity, love and justice

    Jul 9

    LICF will participate in a Vigil remembering those killed in Orlando, Florida. Tue, July 12, 7pm – 10pm Cathedral of the Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave, Garden City, NY 11530, USA a service for the one month anniversary of the tragedy at Pulse in Orlando. We must never forget…..

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    LITAC March and Rally 2016

    Jun 1

    Long Island Community Fellowship members will once again be joining the transgender community in support at this third March and Rally for Transgender Civil Rights. On Sunday June 5 at 1:00 PM (staging will be at 12:30PM at Garden City Parking Lot #11, located at the corner of Golf Club Road and 11th Street in Garden City), members of the Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition and their...

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    Transgender Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

    Oct 8

    Long Island Community Fellowship is teaming up with The National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc and EOC of Nassau to present. “Pulling Strength from the Inside” A “Transgender Awareness Month” celebration of Long Island’s Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming people in an assembly of prayer, reflection and fellowship to honor and affirm diverse...

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    “Be Dressed and Be Blessed By LICF”

    Jul 1

    LICF Women’s Ministry hosted their first “Be Dressed and Be Blessed By LICF” Dressing for Success was held on  June 20th at a local woman’s shelter. They want to thank everyone for their donations of their slighty used but clean business attire, shoes and unopened and unused make-up. The goal was...

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    Love Wins!

    Jun 26

    Long Island Community Fellowship joins all LGBT people and our Allies in celebrating the Landmark Supreme Court ruling! In a historic 5-4 ruling, today the Supreme Court of the United States found bans on marriage equality to be unconstitutional—and that the fundamental right to marriage is a fundamental right for...

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    Equality and Justice Day

    May 6

    On Tuesday, April 28th activists gathered in Albany for the Empire State Pride Agenda’s annual Equality and Justice Day to lobby and rally. This year, once again, the focus was on building support for the transgender non-discrimination bill. New York is one of only three states which protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation but not on the basis of gender identity. In...

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    LICF Community Outreach

    May 5

    On Sunday, April 12th, two officers from the Suffolk County Police Department’s Community Outreach attended services our Worship service. Officers Joseph Maldonado and Jeffrey Blaskewicz spoke to the congregation about their work in community outreach. DL Eddie Finan and Christine Bargellini will be working with the officers to form a partnership between the Community Outreach and LICF. It is...

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    Social Justice: Equality and Justice Day

    Mar 31

    Although we have a lot to be proud of and celebrate in NY, such as our right to marry, we still continue to have a fight on our hands. In many places in New York it is still legal to fire someone or deny them a job, deny someone housing or discriminate in lending transactions and public accommodations just because they are transgendered. GENDA(Gender Expression Non- Discrimination Act) or commonly...

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    Demonstration at the State of the State Address

    Feb 18

    LITAC, the Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition, organized a demonstration in support of Transgender Civil Rights on Wednesday, January 7th, before and after Governor Cuomo’s “State of the State” Address in Albany. This was the first time a GENDA-specific demonstration organized by a transgender-led advocacy group was held at the Capital! LICF choir member Barbara Salva was...

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    TDOR -Transgender Day of Remembrance

    Nov 5

    On Sunday November 16 the Long Island Community Fellowship family will join together with the Transgender Community to say NO to violence bigotry and hate and to remember those who were lost to hate crimes in this past year by attending the Transgender Day of Remembrance. TDOR will take place from 7:00 PM at the First Presbyterian Church(107 South Street) of Port Jefferson.     TDOR is...

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