“USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus
When: August 16, 2016 – Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where: Treasure Island Great Lawn, San Francisco
What: Join the Secretary of the Navy, the Harvey Milk Foundation, Federal Elected Officials and Harvey’s family and friends for an historic ship naming ceremony.
Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Ed Lee,
San Francisco Gay Mens Chorus
Reception to follow with remarks from CA Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins,
San Diego Mayor Kevin Falconer, SUNY Albany President Robert Jones.”
- Georgia politician and activist John Lewis (USNS John Lewis (T-AO-205))
- LGBT activist Harvey Milk (USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO-206))
- former Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren (USNS Earl Warren (T-AO-207)) whose court ruled to desegregate U.S. schools
- former US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy (USNS Robert F. Kennedy (T-AO-208))
- women’s right activist Lucy Stone (USNS Lucy Stone (T-AO-209))
- abolitionist and women’s rights activist Sojourner Truth (USNS Sojourner Truth (T-AO-210))