Equality Arizona

EQ AZ, Tumbleweed Hosting Maurice Green Memorial Day of Service


PHOENIX – In observance of the International Day Against Homophobia and to honor the memory of Maurice Green, Equality Arizona and Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development are hosting a day of service for LGBTQ youth.

In March 2006, 22-year-old Maurice Green, who was also known as Melissa, reportedly was fatally shot while dressed as a women walking near 35th Avenue and Glenrosa. This crime remains unsolved.

The day of service is intended to bring attention to the tragic death of Maurice Green and to promote equality.

Who: Equality Arizona and Tumbleweed
What: Maurice Green Memorial Day of Service
Where: Indian Steele Park
300 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
When: Saturday, May 17, 2014
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information please call Meg Sneed-Dupps at 602-714-0255.

Equality Arizona’s mission is to secure, protect, and defend the rights and welfare of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Arizona. We work to organize the movement for equality, educate voters, and influence policymakers. We continue to advocate for safe schools legislation and policies protecting students from anti-LGBTQ bullying, inclusive nondiscrimination and hate crimes protections statewide, and equal legal recognition of gay and lesbian couples.