Home Icon Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Advisory Committee (LGBTQ)

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Board Information

The LGBTQ Advisory Committee for the City of Hamilton exists to eliminate barriers experienced by LGBTQ communities by giving voice to the perspectives of LGBTQ individuals and evaluating the City on its related efforts. The Committee does this by making recommendations to Council and staff in order that the City of Hamilton will excel in providing services to and interfacing with members of the LGBTQ communities.

The Committee is empowered by City Council and is responsible to City Council for its services; it reports to City Council on issues and concerns pertaining to the LGBTQ communities through the Emergency and Community Services Committee.

Emergency and Community Services Committee

Chelsea Kirkby, Staff Liaison

Email: chelsea.kirkby@hamilton.ca

Telephone: (905) 546-2424 ext. 3539

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