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Man Crush Monday: David Powell

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This week, we recognize one of the desert community’s best friends and biggest champions, David Powell, CEO of Desert Business Association.


The City of Palm Springs’ Human Rights Commission (PSHRC) will honor David for his service leadership to our community tonight at 5:30PM. From the PSHRC’s press release:

“David Powell is recognized for his volunteerism and work to enhance the Palm Springs community experience. He is a behind-the-scenes volunteer that serves as the backbone of many organizations in Palm Springs. He volunteers at dozens of events and serves on numerous civic committees that impact the quality of life for others. He is the first to roll up his sleeves and volunteer while encouraging others to be involved and engage in community service.

Powell has been actively involved in a wide variety of local activities, including the Palm Springs Police Chief’s LGBTQ Advisory Committee, Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast, Diversity DHS, Safe Schools Desert Cities, the Community Leadership Council, OUTstanding Voices of Palm Springs, Cesar Chavez Breakfast Celebration, Transgender Community Coalition, and Cathedral City LGBT Days. His civic service includes work with the City of Palm Springs Business Retention Subcommittee and the Business Transition & Re-entry Task Force. He also serves as the Executive Director of the Desert Business Association, the LGBT Chamber of the Coachella Valley.”

Thank you, David, for all you do!

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