Category: Press Release

OUT Georgia Business Alliance

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’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 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 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 Welcomes Malik Brown to Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ATLANTA, Ga., August 24, 2020 –– OUT Georgia Business Alliance, serving as Georgia’s only LGBTQ+ and Allied Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the addition of Malik Brown to the Board of Directors. Appointed as the City of Atlanta’s Director of LGBTQ Affairs by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Malik Brown is the

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