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OUT Georgia Business Alliance

OUT Georgia Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility 2021

Today, OUT Georgia Business Alliance honors International Transgender Day of Visibility 2021. International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual observance occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people’s contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender, gender nonconforming, and nonbinary people worldwide, especially for trans women of color and

OUT Georgia Announces New Initiative, Advisory Committee to Advance Economic Equity for TGNC Georgians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., March 24, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce its TGNC360 initiative and advisory committee leadership guiding the organization’s new employment and entrepreneurship effort created by and for Georgia’s Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) community. TGNC360 aims to advance economic equity by providing full-service support to Georgia’s

OUT Georgia Launches Media Partnership with Meak Productions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., February 25, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce Meak Productions, Inc. as the nonprofit chamber’s newest Media Partner, joining a growing lineup of Corporate, Community, Economic, and Media Partners dedicated to advancing Georgia’s LGBTQ+ business community. “Meak Productions, Inc. has a rich history of marketing and

OUT Georgia Expands Ambassador Program, Recruiting in 2021

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is expanding its volunteer Ambassador Program and recruiting efforts to better represent and inform the state’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce in 2021 and beyond. “After successfully relaunching our Ambassador Program in 2020 with a grant from NGLCC and Bank of America, we’ve built a volunteer team of more

OUT Georgia’s Advisory Committee Applications Open for TGNC360, Impact Fund

Now through February 26, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is accepting applications to serve on the inaugural volunteer Advisory Committees for the recently announced TGNC360 initiative and OUT Georgia Impact Fund, powered by United Way of Greater Atlanta. OUT Georgia Business Alliance is launching TGNC360, a new employment and entrepreneurship initiative created by and for Georgia’s

OUT Georgia’s 2021 Kickoff & Annual Meeting to feature Kia Comedy, State Senator Kim Jackson

OUT Georgia Business Alliance invites its Members, Partners, and Georgia’s proud LGBTQ+ business community to the chamber’s 2021 Kickoff & Annual Meeting to be held on Friday, January 29. The free virtual event will feature co-host Kia Barnes, also known as Kia Comedy, along with special guests Rev. Kim Jackson of the Georgia State Senate,

OUT Georgia, United Way of Greater Atlanta Launch LGBTQ+ Impact Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., January 11, 2021 — OUT Georgia Business Alliance and United Way of Greater Atlanta have launched the OUT Georgia Impact Fund to drive a meaningful, measurable, and lasting impact for LGBTQ+ communities across the Greater Atlanta region. The OUT Georgia Impact Fund, powered by United Way of Greater Atlanta, will

OUT Georgia Highlights Nonprofit Members on Giving Tuesday, World AIDS Day 2020

OUT Georgia Business Alliance, proudly serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce, recognizes the critical role our nonprofit organizations play in advancing communities across Georgia and beyond. This year, Giving Tuesday and World AIDS Day align on Tuesday, December 1, and OUT Georgia is passionate about highlighting LGBTQ+ focused and friendly nonprofits

OUT Georgia Highlights New, Renewing Members for October and November 2020

Since 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance has served the LGBTQ+ and Allied business community by advocating for the most inclusive and equitable business environment; providing support and resources to fuel economic growth; and driving meaningful community connections and impact across the State of Georgia. OUT Georgia would like to highlight our Members proudly joining or

OUT Georgia Congratulates Director of LGBTQ Affairs, Members of Atlanta Mayor’s Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 25, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance congratulates Malik Brown on his recent promotion to Director of LGBTQ Affairs for the City of Atlanta. OUT Georgia is also proud to recognize Board members Gabrielle Claiborne, Hillary Thomas, and executive director Chris Lugo on their appointments to the City of Atlanta