Peers Optimistically Working to End Recidivism (POWER)
Provide peer support services, critical resource linkages, and leadership opportunities for a minimum of 30 justice-involved queer and/or transgender people of color (QTPOC) over two years to reduce their contact with the criminal legal system, increase their access to community, and improve their overall quality of life
Safe and Healthy Schools
Select one historically Black Innovation Zone (high school and associated middle/elementary schools) and conduct an LGBTQ racial equity needs assessment, specialized trainings, and community forums to benefit approximately 8,000 students.
Building Belonging in Broward
Provides equity and belonging-related professional development to 12 small-to-midsize nonprofits in Broward County. Help these nonprofits to increase access to initiatives that transform organizational culture.
Be The Change
Provides educational services in civics and local government to 35 black and brown LGBTQ+ individuals, with an emphasis on transgender women. Establish a fellowship program to empower a local cohort of BIPOC LGBTQ+ individuals to learn strategy to successfully run for office.
The Lifeboat Project
Provides up to 80 enrollments for their virtual TLBGQ+ proficiency training. Four participants engage in 26 sessions of therapy and 6 hours of virtual meetings.
Provides up to 100 LGBTQ black men opportunities to improve their knowledge and efficacy about surrounding social justice and equity in our community. Expand the number of Black LGBTQ black men capable of participating in conversations about systemic racism, discrimination, white fragility, and privilege.
Fighting Stigma and Building Community through the Arts
Increase social justice and equity for hundreds of BIPOC LGBTQ+ people in Broward County, and reduce stigma for those living with HIV/AIDS. These artistic productions that allow for rewarding dialogue, from all our community, about HIV/AIDS history and current successes and failures, while educating them on how to become involved.