Memphis Names Renee Parker Sekander As LGBTQ+ Liaison, ‘To Make City Safe For Queer Community’

by Gee NY
Renee Parker Sekander

The City of Memphis has announced Renee Parker Sekander as its new LGBTQ+ liaison, solidifying her role as a key advocate for inclusivity and equity within the city.

Sekander, a Memphis native, brings a wealth of experience to her new position, having previously served as the engagement coordinator and field director for Mayor Paul Young’s successful mayoral campaign.

Her career in political strategy and community organizing has been marked by significant achievements in campaign management, fundraising, and grassroots mobilization.

In her new role, Sekander will focus on making Memphis a more inclusive, safe, and equitable city for the queer community. The City of Memphis emphasized this commitment via social media posts on May 6, highlighting Sekander’s dedication to driving positive change.

“With a rich background spanning pivotal campaign roles and leadership positions in community organizations, Renee brings a unique blend of skills and passion to her role as LGBTQ+ liaison,” said Mayor Young. “Her innovative strategies and unwavering commitment to social change make her an invaluable asset to our team.”

Sekander’s career trajectory reflects her deep commitment to promoting voter engagement, protecting civil rights, and fostering diversity and inclusion.

Her strategic planning, public speaking prowess, and proficiency in digital marketing have contributed to historic wins and transformative initiatives.

Having assumed the role of Executive Assistant to Mayor Young in January 2022, Sekander’s transition to LGBTQ+ liaison underscores the city’s dedication to advancing LGBTQ+ rights and representation.

Sekander’s leadership is expected to play a pivotal role in shaping a more inclusive future for all residents.

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