MCLA Presents 'Lavender Voices: A Conversation with Alex Morse'
NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —MCLA will present a virtual conversation with Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3.
Part of MCLA's Lavender Lecture series, Morse will share his story with viewers, with moderation by MCLA Assistant Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Dr. Travis Beaver.
Morse has served as Holyoke's mayor since 2012, winning 4 elections during his time in City Hall. Elected at 22, Alex is the youngest and first openly gay mayor in the history of the city of Holyoke
This lecture is made possible through the the alumni and friends who contribute annually to The Lavender Fund.
Launched in 2019, The Lavender Fund raises annual support to bring LGBTQIA+ community speakers to campus, send students to attend LGBTQIA+ conferences, and sponsors student trips to historic and influential locations associated with the LGBTQIA+ civil rights movement.