Our commitment to Economic Equity represents a commitment to advocate for those values, vision, policies, programs, institutional changes, collaborations, and resources that allow Black LGBT people to compete effectively in the marketplace.
Programmatic Focuses: Career Development, Wealth Creation, Sustainable Communities, Entrepreneurship, Economic Literacy and Livable Wage Advocacy.
Achieving Economic Equity
This advocacy will include a commitment to:
- Exploring and articulating the relationship in our communities between economic, social and cultural development
- The development of businesses and economic enterprises owned in whole or in part by Black LGBT people
- The strong development of LGBT Black Youth, especially as it relates to their intellectual, emotional, and physical health
- Deal with the unique challenges faced by Women of Color in the market place
- Ensuring our communities’ access to education, skills and training at all levels
- Fighting for private and public investment in Black LGBT communities
- Ensuring access to private investment capital
- Educating our communities on topics central to realizing economic equity such as best business practices, financial administration and accounting, and debt management
- Change the relationship of Black LGBT people as it relates to government, financial institutions, and private businesses.