Gary is a fearless defender of civil rights

Advocacy & Community
Involvement

Boy Scouts of America: Assistant Scoutmaster Troop 414

Spearheaded successful national campaign to increase membership by including girls and young women in all levels of scouting in the U.S. Girls will be fully integrated into scouting beginning in 2018.  He also provided support for the integration of the LBGTQ community into Scouting through resolutions and personal advocacy.

Gary is active as Staff Member for Woodbadge Adult Leadership Training, providing training for national youth leaders.

NAACP

Honored with the Foot Soldiers Award at the 100th Anniversary National Conference “for enduring pursuit of justice and advocacy”. This award was given for work on behalf of the organization, particularly focused on equal employment efforts.

 

Jan Hus Presbyterian Church

Active supporter of the Homeless Outreach and Advocacy Program

Gary Irelnd gives a voice to the voiceless and discriminated against.
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