Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast

11may8:30 am11:00 amHarvey Milk Diversity Breakfast8:30 am - 11:00 am

Harvey Milk 2023

Event Details

The Harvey Milk Coachella Valley Diversity Breakfast takes place on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at the Palm Springs Convention Center. There is a coffee hour from 8:30–9:30 am with the Breakfast and Program from 9:30–11 am.

This inspiring event brings together all who support equality and justice in celebration of this influential civil rights activist. Gather to honor Harvey Milk and celebrate his legacy as a political and community leader who stood for justice and equality across the intersections of oppression, self-identity, and self-determination. 

 The Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Coalition invites you to be with us at this essential community event as we celebrate Harvey Milk’s life and legacy. 

Proceeds from this event benefit Coachella Valley youth through Gay-Straight Alliance clubs and LGBTQ youth-related programs.

The Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Committee announces that Commissioner Nicole M. Ramirez, Queen Mother of the Americas International Imperial Court System U.S.A. – Canada – Mexico will receive this year's Harvey B. Milk Legacy Award.

Commissioner Ramirez has been a Latino/LGBTQ activist for over five decades and is currently a San Diego City and County Commissioner who has served and advised the last eight mayors of San Diego. Ramirez has worked with Cesar Chavez and Harvey Milk and received the Cesar Chavez Social Justice Award from his widow Helen Chavez.

He is a past State President of Equality California and has served on the National Boards of the National Gay Rights Lobby, National LGBTQ Task Force, Human Rights Campaign, and is currently the National Chair of the National GLBTQ Civil Rights Network U.S.A. Nicole is the reigning Queen Mother of the oldest LGBTQ organization in North America, the International Imperial Court System (founded in 1965), with 70 chapters in the U.S.A., Canada, and Mexico. Nicole is also the founder of the San Diego Harvey Milk Breakfast and co-founded San Diego Pride in 1974.

The Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Committee announces that California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara will be honored with the Harvey B. Milk Leadership Award at the 11th Annual Coachella Valley Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast

Raised in East Los Angeles by immigrant parents, Commissioner Ricardo Lara made history in 2018 by becoming the first openly gay person elected to statewide office in California’s history. Commissioner Lara previously served in the California Legislature, representing Assembly District 50 from 2010 to 2012 and Senate District 33 from 2012 to 2018.


(Thursday) 8:30 am - 11:00 am


Palm Springs Convention Center

277 N Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262