Anthony Niedwiecki

Anthony Niedwiecki

At a Glance:

Anthony Niedwiecki has been a Project Contributor since August 2008, has written 28 entries and currently lives in Chicago, IL.


Anthony Niedwiecki is a community activist, law professor, and lawyer.

Anthony currently is a professor and administrator at the law center at Nova Southeastern University, where he directs and teaches in the Lawyering Skills & Values Program. He also teaches employment discrimination law, labor law, and current constitutional issues in the law. Anthony is running for Oakland Park City Commission in March 2009 as well.

Anthony lives in Oakland Park, FL with his husband, Waymon, and their little dogs. Anthony and Waymon offered their home in 2005 to Franke, who was in the Florida foster care system. Franke is now in college, but still comes home to do his laundry and get home cooked food.

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Anthony Niedwiecki: Recently Filed

Broward County, FL Passes Resolution Against "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | September 01, 2009 | 12:30 PM | comments

Congratulations go to the Broward County Commission which unanimously approved a resolution asking President Obama and Congress to repeal the military's discriminatory policy known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The vote today directs county administration to send a copy of...Read More

Oakland Park Passes Repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" City Resolution

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | July 02, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

At the July 1st commission meeting, the Oakland Park City Commission, working with the Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN), American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER), Fight OUT Loud, and many other organizations, brought forward a city resolution calling for the...Read More

Change We Can Believe In- Moving Towards Equality, at Least on the Local Level

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | June 21, 2009 | 8:00 AM | comments

While things may be moving slowly, or sometimes not at all, on a national level in regards to equality for the LGBT community, we must not forget that we can create change on a local level. Many don't realize the...Read More

Photos from Oakland Park's First Ever Pride Event- Movie in the Park

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | June 20, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

I was so proud of our city for hosting the Pride of Greater Ft. Lauderdale Kickoff event in our beautiful Jaco Pastorius Park in Downtown Oakland Park. Thanks to everyone who made this event possible! I am so proud to...Read More

University of Tampa to Provide Benefits for Same-Sex Couples

Filed by Anthony Niedwiecki | February 05, 2009 | 10:00 AM | comments

The University of Tampa's student newspaper, the Minaret Online, is now reporting that the university will begin offering health insurance and other benefits for same-sex couples in domestic partnerships. An email sent to school faculty and staff stated that they...Read More