Our Organizations

 Organizations housed within the
Rush Center Administrative Building

 

Health Initiative

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.

Georgia Equality works to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for Georgia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied communities. 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.

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Atlanta Pride works 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.

 

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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.

Pets Are Loving Support (PALS) works to provide ongoing care and support to the pets of Atlanta area persons living with disabilities due to HIV/AIDS, terminal illnesses, and the elderly. With this help, pets and owners may remain together to share the healing power of love and companionship which flows from the human-animal bond.

 

All-1-Family works to provide a sense of family and belonging through the support of outpatient mental health services to help provide stability for individuals who may identify as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, gender non-conforming and queer youth and young adults.

 


 

Organizations housed within the
Rush Center P.I.N.G. Building

 

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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.

 

Women Engaged works to inspire women and youth of color to become impactful leaders and key decision-makers working towards a world where compassionate, fact-based, equity-centered approaches are used to develop and implement public policy and actualize just, social transformation.

 

Her Term is a Georgia-based initiative created to recruit women to run for public office at the local, state, and national levels.  Comprised of a collaboration of women and allies who are passionate about the character and impact of female leadership, their experience across the political spectrum makes them uniquely equipped to recognize potential leaders, find the right role to match their capabilities, and provide them with the resources to run for office—and win.

NARAL Pro-Choice America envisions a future in which everyone in America has true reproductive freedom and equality. Our focus is on protecting and expanding reproductive rights. But our issues are deeply interconnected with other fights for justice and civil rights. We’re proud to be allies to the people and organizations blazing the trail on these related issues.

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