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Executive Director

California Faith for Equality
Email: s***@***.org
Local Address: Los Angeles, California, United States
California Faith
1200 N. La Brea Avenuee
West Hollywood, California 90038
United States

Company Description: California Faith for Equality (CF4E) is the leading organization working at the intersection of faith and LGBT equality in California, and is the largest interfaith...   more
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Education

  • Master of Divinity
    Fuller Theological Seminary
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California Faith for Equality » Board
cafaithforequality.org, 5 Aug 2013 [cached]
SAMUEL M. CHU NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA FAITH FOR EQUALITY
Wednesday April 7 2010 0 Comments
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles- April 7, 2010 The Board of California Faith for Equality (CF4E) is delighted to name Samuel M. Chu as its full-time Executive Director. The announcement, made by the Reverend Neil Thomas, President of the CF4E … Keep Reading »
California Faith for Equality » SAMUEL M. CHU NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA FAITH FOR EQUALITY
cafaithforequality.org, 7 April 2010 [cached]
SAMUEL M. CHU NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA FAITH FOR EQUALITY | 0 Comments | Keep Reading » California Faith for Equality > SAMUEL M. CHU NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA FAITH FOR EQUALITY
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SAMUEL M. CHU NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA FAITH FOR EQUALITY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles- April 7, 2010 The Board of California Faith for Equality (CF4E) is delighted to name Samuel M. Chu as its full-time Executive Director. The announcement, made by the Reverend Neil Thomas, President of the CF4E Board and Senior Pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Los Angeles, followed an extensive search process and the selection of Chu from a slate of highly qualified candidates.
"Samuel will join us permanently after serving CF4E well as our Interim Executive Director," said Thomas. "Under his leadership, CF4E has grown to a statewide network of congregations, faith-based organizations, and faith leaders committed to equality. As we move forward, CF4E will continue to educate, support and mobilize California's communities of faith to promote equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and to safeguard religious freedom for all Californians."
Chu, a first generation immigrant from Hong Kong, China, has served in the Presbyterian Church and is a fellow at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California. He currently chairs One LA-Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) - one of the nation's largest networks committed to developing leadership and power for social and economic change. In addition to serving as CF4E Executive Director, Chu will also oversee the CF4E Action Fund.
He offered the following comments following his appointment:
Samuel M. ...
www.jewishjournal.com, 19 April 2012 [cached]
Samuel M. Chu
Director of national advocacy and organizing for MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, leading local and regional campaigns around issues of food insecurity and access. He is also a research associate at the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at University of Southern California. He is Chair and President of the board of directors of One LA-Industrial Areas Foundation, one of the nation's largest community organizing networks, and of 1010 Development Corp., a nonprofit affordable housing developer in Los Angeles rooted in the United Methodist tradition.
California Faith for Equality » California Faith for Equality calls for U.S. Senate to vote on “Don’t ask don’t tell†(DADT)
cafaithforequality.org [cached]
"Today's vote by U.S. Senate not to vote on a military bill that would allow the repeal of DADT is a great disappointment to people of faith who respect the dignity of every human being," said Samuel M. Chu, Executive Director of CF4E, a group of over 6000 clergy and lay leaders.
WorkUp
www.workup.org, 21 July 2013 [cached]
Samuel Chu, Development & Public Affairs, Los Angeles Area Director Samuel Chu mobilizes WorkUp's local and national stakeholders to leverage high-quality resources for WorkUp's youth cohorts. He is the Executive Director of California Faith for Equality, whose mission is to educate, support, and mobilize California's faith communities to promote civil marriage equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and to safeguard religious freedom.
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