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NYC: Black LGBT All-Ivy & Friends Alumni Mixer at Zinc
written by Natasha, 4/4/13 8:14am
edited by Natasha, 2/19/14 11:54am

No cover, cash bar. Everyone is welcome. RSVP appreciated: Last October we had 50% women & over 100 people Zinc Bar is one of NYC's special secrets: a pleasant space that's conducive to conversation with an excellent bar

Please join us for a special all-GALA event, hosted especially with our African American and other black LGBT alumni in mind. 
Friends and allies are of course welcome as well!  Last time (October) over 100 people attended -- including 50% women.

The Zinc Bar is one of New York's special secrets. It's a pleasant space that's conducive to conversation with an excellent bar. There is no cover in the front bar. 

This time we will have live jazz in the back bar.  You are welcome to come and listen in back ($5 cover? - beginning what time?) or remain in front and socialize with our lively group!

When: Wednesday, March 26, 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

Where: Zinc Bar, 82 W. 3rd St (bet Thomson & Sullivan), Manhattan, NY. 

Cost: No cover in the front bar, cash bar.  

RSVP: Optional but appreciated:

We welcome all LGBT alumni and students from the Ivy League and Seven Sisters Schools, as well as our friends from NYU, UVA, Duke, Georgetown, Williams and Stanford. 

In particular we invite our African American and other black LGBT alumni, as well as their friends and partners.

Thanks to our co-hosts!

  • Robin Hayes of Yale GALA.  (Robin also conceived of this event) 
  • Christopher Perry-Coon & Steven Reneau, also of Yale GALA
  • Sean Pierce of HGSC (Harvard) 
  • Jason McGill of Cornell U GALA
  • Dakarai LArriett & Dan Welden, of the NYU LGBTQ Alumni Network
  • Ivan Anderson, the U Chicago LGBT AlumniNetwork
  • Ryan Grubbs of Brown TBGALA
  • Dennie Zastrow of PennGALA
  • Richard Gadsden, FFR/Princeton BTGALA and the Association of Black Princeton Alumni 
  • and thanks to Shawn Cowls of FFR/Princeton BTGALA for organizing this and co-hosting!


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