Economic Equity

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.

Economic Equity Postings

Health Equity

Programmatic Focuses: HIV/AIDS, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Transgender Health and Environmental Health

Our commitment to health equity represents a commitment to advocate for those values, vision, policies, programs, institutional changes, collaborations, and resources that allow Black LGBT people to thrive physically, behaviorally, environmentally and spiritually under the basic premise of public health that all people have a right to attain their full health potential.

Achieving Health Equity
This advocacy will include a commitment to:

  • Culturally appropriate/competent primary and secondary health services
  • Culturally appropriate/competent social and supportive services
  • Access to good housing and safe neighborhoods
  • Access good education institutions and safe learning/recreational environments
  • Access healthy fresh water, food, vegetables and dietary supplements
  • Culturally appropriate/competent scientific study, data collection and evaluation of research outcomes
  • Strengthen and broaden leadership for addressing health disparities

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.

Health Equity Postings

Social Equity

Programmatic Focuses: Technical Assistance, Advocacy/Public Policy, Coalition Building, Community Organizing, Voter Education, Leadership Development, Cultural Arts, International Efforts and Faith/ Spiritual Efforts.

Our commitment to social equity represents a commitment to advocate for those values, vision, policies, programs, institutional changes, collaborations, and resources that allow Black LGBT to achieve fair access to livelihood, education, and resources; full participation in the political and cultural life of the community; and self-determination in meeting fundamental needs. Our definition of social equity encompasses principles related to the adopting of plans, policies, and regulations that are fair and achieve a vibrant community, diverse cultural assets and amenities, equal and adequate services and infrastructure, mix of affordable housing options, coalition building and economic opportunities.

Achieving Social Equity
This advocacy will include a commitment to:

  • Improved access to a wide variety of public and private experiences, resources, goods, and services
  • Protection from health, economic, environmental, and social disparities
  • Increase opportunities to participate in public decisions
  • Fair treatment under the law regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, income, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability, socioeconomic status or any other protected classes and/or

Social Equity Postings

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