We are delighted to announce that Lawrence Felzer, SeniorLAW Center’s Director of Development and Finance, will receive the Temple Law Alumni Association (TLAA) Diversity Award for his many years and diverse efforts promoting and advocating for the LGBT community. This award honors a Temple Law graduate who has demonstrated a strong commitment, and made a substantial contribution, to diversity and to promoting full and equal participation and inclusion in the legal profession. The awards will be presented at the TLAA Annual Meeting on Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall.
Larry Felzer’s entire career has been focused on empowering diverse and disenfranchised communities, fighting discrimination and inequality, and promoting diversity and inclusion. Larry is an outspoken, passionate, public and proud member and leader of the Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and the legal community. As a lawyer, mentor, Bar leader, and advocate, Larry has promoted the rights of and raised awareness and visibility of the LGBT and other minority communities over the past 20 years. With great passion, eloquence, leadership, energy and his trademark wit, Larry has advocated for and promoted inclusion, equality, and vibrant participation of minorities in the legal profession and in the community at large in extraordinary and far-reaching ways. The powerful impact of his life is reflective of the ideals of the prestigious Temple Law Alumni Association Diversity Leadership Award.
Larry’s nomination was supported by 18 leaders of the public interest law, nonprofit services, and pro bono communities, the private Bar and the judiciary. To read about the amazing work and legacy of Mr. Felzer in promoting diversity and equality, CLICK HERE.