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Operations & Programs Coordinator

Established in 1994, OUT Georgia Business Alliance (OGBA) serves 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 is a Membership-based nonprofit organization headquartered in Atlanta,

OUT Georgia Recaps 2022 Kickoff & Membership Drive

OUT Georgia Business Alliance was proud to welcome Members and guests to the LGBTQ+ chamber’s 2022 Kickoff & Membership Drive event held at Monday Night Garage in Atlanta’s Historic West End on March 25, 2022. The event followed OUT Georgia’s Clean & Safe Event Plan and served as the organization’s first in-person signature event since

OUT Georgia Calls for Participation in 16th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey

Now through May 31, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is calling on LGBTQ+ Georgians and our Membership to participate in the 16th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey, powered by Community Marketing & Insights (CMI). For over a decade, the LGBTQ Community Survey has provided free data to help non-profits, universities, and organizations better understand and serve the

OUT Georgia Celebrates Transgender Day of Visibility 2022

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to honor International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV), an annual observance occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people’s contributions to society and raising awareness of discrimination and violence faced by transgender, gender expansive, and nonbinary people worldwide, especially for Black and Brown transgender women. Transgender people are

OUT Georgia Recognizes Award Winners, LGBTQ+ Leaders during 2021 Community Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 17, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce the award winners of the nonprofit chamber’s 2021 Community Honors spotlight awards, presented by AARP Georgia. The annual awards event was broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company and highlighted Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and ally businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who

OUT Georgia Announces New Board Members, Leadership for 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 14, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce new members and leadership of the nonprofit chamber’s Board of Directors for 2022. After holding its annual nominations and elections process, OUT Georgia’s Board of Directors voted to add a slate of eight new members, including Maria A

Kia Comedy, Dr. Elijah Nicholas Host 2021 Community Honors Virtual Awards Live from Out Front Theatre Company

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., December 7, 2021 –– Kia “Comedy” Barnes and Dr. Elijah Nicholas will host OUT Georgia Business Alliance’s 2021 Community Honors virtual awards, presented by AARP Georgia, to be held Thursday, December 16 at 7pm Eastern. The virtual celebration will be broadcast live from Out Front Theatre Company as Georgia’s only

OUT Georgia Announces Finalists, Member of the Year Voting for 2021 Community Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 23, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce finalists for the 2021 Community Honors spotlight awards, presented by AARP Georgia, highlighting Georgia’s LGBTQ+ businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who are charting significant impact for our community. OUT Georgia will use its virtual awards celebration, to be held Thursday,

OUT Georgia’s TGX360 Survey Launched during Transgender Awareness Week 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 15, 2021 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to launch its inaugural TGX360 survey during Transgender Awareness Week 2021, which will help gather important data on employment and entrepreneurship needs of Georgia’s transgender and gender expansive (TGX) residents. The TGX360 survey, which is available online in English and

Good Finding 11/5/2021: Inspiring Member News & Updates

OUT Georgia Business Alliance, serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, is proud to share our roundup series Good Finding: Inspiring Member News & Updates. Charis Books and More Turns 47 Website: https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/ Charis Books and More, the South’s oldest and largest feminist bookstore, is celebrating an incredible 47 years in business!