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LGBT Center recognizes

A driving force for racial justice


The LGBT Center of Central PA Board of Directors recently recognized Shaashawn Dial with a special award.

Dial was honored for her six years of service on the center's board, one of which included serving as president. The award acknowledged Dial’s “commitment to advancing LGBTQ+ equity and inclusion,” according to a center email from Amanda Arbour, executive director.

“As we continue our work on racial justice and centering the voices of the most marginalized, we recognize Shaashawn's leadership as one of the driving forces that has brought us to where we are today,” Arbour wrote.