Organizations housed within the
Rush Center Administrative Building
Georgia Equality works to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied communities. GE was founded in 1995. As Georgia’s largest statewide LGBT advocacy group, we work toward our mission through two partner organizations: Georgia Equality, Inc. and the Equality Foundation of Georgia. Georgia Equality, Inc. undertakes political action to build a fair majority in Georgia and the Equality Foundation of Georgia supports the Campaign for a Fair Majority through education, training, and analysis.
The Health Initiative provides education, advocacy, support and improved access to care to Georgia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community. Founded in 1996, they are the largest non-profit organization in the southeast devoted solely to the health and wellness of LGBTQ people.
Atlanta Pride’s Purpose: To promote unity, visibility and self-esteem among lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender persons and to promote a positive image in the Atlanta area and throughout the Southeastern United States through community activities and services.
Mission: To provide lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender persons with cultural and educational programs and activities which enhance mental and physical health, provide social support, and foster an awareness of the past and present contributions of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender persons, through community activities and services, including an annual Pride event.
ProGeorgia is Georgia’s non-profit civic engagement table. ProGeorgia brings together the power of existing non-profit groups to work in a more strategic way, with new tools and technology, to change the policies of our state. ProGeorgia is building infrastructure by supporting, connecting, and coordinating civic participation efforts of our non-profit member groups. And ProGeorgia is implementing ways to win policy and electoral battles for progressive social change.
The Southern Jewish Resource Network for Gender and Sexual Diversity (SOJOURN) promotes increased understanding, acceptance, and inclusion of individuals across the entire spectrum of gender and sexual orientation in the Southeast through education, outreach, and advocacy, inspired by Jewish and universal ethics and ideals.