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OUT Georgia Business Alliance

OUT Georgia to Recruit 50 LGBTQ+ and Ally Business Ambassadors from Across the State

OUT Georgia Business Alliance is relaunching its Ambassador Program and recruiting Ambassadors to represent and better inform the state’s only LGBTQ+ and Ally Chamber of Commerce in 2020 and beyond. “As OUT Georgia Business Alliance expands to better serve communities across Georgia, we’re looking to recruit 50 passionate LGBTQ+ and ally Ambassadors to help represent

OUT Georgia Statement on Supreme Court Decision Regarding LGBTQ Workplace Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., June 15, 2020 –– Today, OUT Georgia Business Alliance responds to the historic 6-3 ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia affirming that sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination are prohibited under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. “This is a truly monumental moment

We Stand in Solidarity Against Racism and Racial Violence

OUT Georgia Business Alliance stands in solidarity with Black people against racism, racial violence, police brutality, and the senseless murders of Black people in this country. We pledge to continue combatting discrimination by listening, working, and speaking out against hate, violence, and systemic racism. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Injustice anywhere is a

OUT Georgia Announces New Board Leadership for 2020-2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., May 20, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance is proud to announce new leadership of its Board of Directors, with Michael D. Daniels serving as President and David J. Gacsko as Vice President. The annual Board leadership update comes as the nonprofit chamber of commerce pivots during the COVID-19 pandemic to

Georgia Equality, OUT Georgia Business Alliance Enter Partnership to Better Serve LGBTQ Georgians

Georgia Equality, OUT Georgia Business Alliance Enter Partnership to Better Serve LGBTQ Georgians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., May 18, 2020 –– Georgia Equality and OUT Georgia Business Alliance have entered into a strategic partnership to better serve and represent LGBTQ Georgians, business owners, and professionals. The move builds on each organization’s mission and statewide focus

OUT Georgia Calls for Participation in 14th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey

Now through May 31, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is calling on LGBTQ+ Georgians and our Membership to participate in the 14th Annual LGBTQ Community Survey, powered by Community Marketing & Insights (CMI). For over a decade, the Annual LGBTQ Community Survey has provided free data to help non-profits, universities, and organizations better understand and serve

OUT Georgia Responds to State’s Economic Reopening

OUT Georgia Business Alliance proudly serves as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, representing many Georgians at the intersection of those most vulnerable to COVID-19’s devastating health and economic impact. We advocate for Georgia’s meaningful and timely economic recovery, but we are concerned that Governor Kemp’s plan to reopen Georgia businesses starting Friday,

OUT Georgia Launches Virtual Fourth Friday, Highlights Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance

OUT Georgia Business Alliance, serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and allied chamber of commerce, is launching our Virtual Fourth Friday networking series on Friday, April 24 with a spotlight on the Atlanta Queer Arts Alliance (AQuAA). As OUT Georgia pivots to better serve the LGBTQ+ and allied business community, the chamber’s first-ever Virtual Fourth Friday

OUT Georgia Pivots to Better Serve LGBTQ+ Business Community, Welcomes All

As communities around the world continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, OUT Georgia Business Alliance is pivoting to better serve LGBTQ+ businesses and professionals across Georgia. During the recent April Board meeting, OUT Georgia’s leadership initiated several strategic moves to shift all remaining 2020 programming to virtual and welcome all Members, regardless of financial situation,