Bond has an extensive background in constituency outreach and coalition bridge-building. Most recently he served as the National Constituency Director for the Obama for America Campaign in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Director of the Democratic National Committee’s Gay and Lesbian Leadership Council.
He also served several years as the Executive Director of the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund, an organization committed to training and electing Out LGBT candidates for public office. A former Executive Director of the Missouri Democratic Party, Bond is a Missouri native has a degree in Public Administration from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.
The Departments of Justice and Education announce an important settlement with a California school district, resolving an investigation under federal civil rights law into the harassment of a gay middle school student.
President Obama speaks to LGBT grassroots and community leaders, youth champions, and advocates from around the country at an event to observe LGBT Pride Month.
Brian Bond, Deputy Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement, gives an update on another important moment for equality.
Today, I had one of those “once in a lifetime” moments. As I sat in the Senate Gallery with my bosses, White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina and Director of the Office of Public Engagement Tina Tchen, I saw history being made as the US Senate voted 65 to 31 to pass the Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
In a video message, Vice President Biden offers support following the the tragic suicides of so many young people due to bullying and taunting.
Following a Presidential Memorandum, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issues a rule that will let patients decide whom they want by their bedside when they are sick, an important step forward in giving all Americans more control over their health care.
As part of the It Gets Better Project, President Obama shares his message of hope and support for LGBT youth who are struggling with being bullied.
Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett speaks at the annual national dinner of the Human Rights Campaign to directly address the recent tragedies surrounding youth who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender.
Brian Bond, Deputy Director of Public Liasion, discusses the importance of National Gay Men’s HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
Brian Bond of the White House Office of Public Engagement details some of the great initiatives on LGBT issues that federal agencies have been working on.