Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Non-Profit Spotlight: The Center

Where everyone is celebrated for who they are. The Center is the heart and home of NYC's LGBT community, providing programs for health, wellness and community connection for over 30 years.

The center’s mission has always been to empower LGBT people and build a strong community. One of the key ways in which they showcase their capacity for this is through the Annual Career Fair.

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with dozens of major employers that value LGBT diversity in the workplace! Explore possibilities for your future while experiencing panels, workshops and networking opportunities.

The 2017 LGBT Career Fair
Thursday, September 28, 2017 
hosted by Presenting Sponsor Citi 
Citi Executive Center, 153 E. 53rd Street, 14th Floor

Whether you’re looking for a job, support with transitioning in the workplace or information on job training options, The Center can help you achieve your professional goals. The career development programs are tailored to the unique needs of LGBT job-seekers.

Economic Empowerment Series
Shine at The Center’s LGBT Career Fair this year! Gain skills, inspiration, connections and more through our Economic Empowerment Series of workshops and events throughout September.

Trans and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC)
Discrimination places transgender and gender nonconforming communities at high risk of poverty, unemployment, underemployment and homelessness. To directly combat this inequality, The Center offers programs focusing on career exploration, access and advancement, all tailored to the unique needs and challenges of the trans and gender nonconforming community.

Career Advancement for Women
Women in our communities face serious economic challenges related to gender, gender identity and sexual orientation. While women in the United States who work full time are typically paid only 78 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts, women in the LGBT community face an even greater income gap. This disparity is felt even more acutely for women of color, women of trans experience and those over 40.
The Center offers programs that women in our communities won't find anywhere else; programs tailored to their unique needs to achieve financial security and explore new opportunities.

Immigrant Services
The Center offers a wide range of services to LGBT immigrants, taking into consideration the unique challenges this community faces. The free, drop-in support group provides a safe, non-judgmental environment where you can connect with other LGBT immigrants and discuss issues related to living in a new country. Also offered is a Social Action Group, through which LGBT immigrants collectively organize events and advocate for the community’s needs and rights. Regardless of your immigration status, the groups are a supportive place to discuss your feelings and experiences.

Supporting The Center
Your generosity helps The Center provide vital programs and services to support our evolving LGBT community. Learn how you can support The Center.

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Written by Ingrid Galvez,

Chair, Diversity & Inclusion and Programming,

Organizational Development Consultant, 

Strategic Remedy Group

Strategic Remedy Group is a certified LGBTBE focused on cultivating collaborative communities to propel business success.

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