Evan Wolfson - Freedom to Marry
What is the Future of Activism? (Symposium Two) • 21m
Long-time civil rights leader Evan Wolfson lives in New York City, where he founded Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win same-sex marriage nationwide, and served as president through its epic victory in June 2015 until its closing in early 2016. Having achieved the goal he had pursued for 32 years, Wolfson now devotes his time to advising and assisting diverse movements and causes in the US and around the world eager to adapt the model and apply the lessons learned that made the Freedom to Marry campaign so successful. Wolfson has been named a Distinguished Visitor from Practice at Georgetown Law Center, teaching law and social change. Widely acknowledged to be the architect of the movement that won the freedom to marry in the United States, Wolfson has received many awards.
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