Economic Equity

Economic Equity

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.