Attorney Jonathan Wilson participated in a panel on Tuesday, June 2, “The Relevance of Pride and Pride History,” sponsored by Capital City Pride and the Meredith Corporation.
Speakers on the panel included:
• Nate Monson – Executive Director, Iowa Safe Schools
• Matt McCoy - Iowa State Senator
• Jonathan Wilson – President, First Friday Breakfast Club; Attorney, Davis Brown Law Firm
• Donna Red Wing – Executive Director, One Iowa
The event highlighted the relevancy of LGBTQ Pride and the past, present and future of the gay rights movement. Panelists discussed how Iowa has been affected by gay rights and in some cases, trailblazing in the area.
As President of the First Friday Breakfast Club, Jonathan is a leader on LGBTQ issues in Des Moines and was selected to participate in the panel for his role with the organization and his experience serving on the Des Moines School Board and other national education organizations.