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OUT Georgia Business Alliance

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

OUT Georgia Recaps 2020 LGBTQ+ Business Summit & Community Honors

Over the course of November 17-19, OUT Georgia Business Alliance brought to life its 2020 LGBTQ+ Business Summit & Community Honors, presented by Georgia Power as a three-day virtual experience for Georgia’s LGBTQ+ and allied business community to learn, support, and celebrate each other. “This was an inspiring effort supported by our board of directors,

OUT Georgia Marks 2020 Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today, OUT Georgia Business Alliance honors Transgender Day of Remembrance for what has been the deadliest year on record for our Transgender and Gender Non-conforming community. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence.

OUT Georgia Announces 2020 Community Honors Award Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 19, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce the winners of the LGBTQ+ chamber’s 2020 Community Honors spotlight awards, highlighting Georgia’s LGBTQ+ businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who are charting significant impact for our community. “Congratulations and thank you to our winners and finalists on driving meaningful progress

OUT Georgia Announces 2020 Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 17, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to reveal its first-ever Most Influential LGBTQ+ Georgians list for 2020, highlighting 100 LGBTQ+ trailblazers who are making a true difference in their community. From business and community leaders to entrepreneurs, young people, and celebrities, this diverse list features 100

OUT Georgia Unveils Finalists for 2020 Community Honors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., November 5, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to unveil our finalists for the chamber’s 2020 Community Honors spotlight awards highlighting Georgia’s LGBTQ+ businesses, nonprofits, and leaders who are charting significant impact for our community. NOTE: Winners will be announced LIVE on Facebook.com/OUTGeorgia and OUTGeorgia.org on Thursday, November 19

Final Call for Session Proposals for 2020 LGBTQ+ Business Summit

FINAL CALL FOR SESSION PROPOSALS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR 2020 LGBTQ+ BUSINESS SUMMIT OUT Georgia Business Alliance is calling for session proposals for its upcoming 2020 LGBTQ+ Business Summit & Community Honors, presented by Georgia Power held November 17-19. This year’s LGBTQ+ Business Summit (November 17-18) will feature premier and peer-led sessions, plus an interactive