Lessons from Florida’s Defense of LGBT Rights
Equality Florida Co-founder and CEO Nadine Smith talks about the challenges facing the movement, and how her state has achieved pro-LGBT wins in a tough climate.
A landmark national survey by PRRI of over 40,000 Americans, including results for all 50 states finds approximately 69% of Americans support nondiscrimination protections for LGBT people today.
Transformational change requires collaboration, steadfastness, and a willingness to challenge the status quo. Together with our partners in the Bay Area and around the country, we work to advance rights and create opportunities for all people.
We invest in five key areas of focus:
Supporting equal opportunities for immigrants to become active citizens and achieve the American dream.
Advancing the cause of full equality for LGBT Americans, by protecting marriage equality and other civil rights.
Closing the opportunity gaps in San Francisco’s public schools to even the odds and improve life chances for all students.
Building the skills and abilities of organization and movement leaders so they can advance the cause of social change.
Strengthening the Bay Area as a community, with spaces and institutions that bring people together and enrich lives.