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Non-Profit Spotlight: The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)

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With each step the LGBTI Equality Movement moves forward we are not always aware of the atrocities LGBTI and perceived LGBTI people around the globe are enduring. Many may not be aware that there are U.S. based groups exporting anti-LGBTI sentiments and indoctrinating locals in other countries to legalize hatred, physical abuse and even death against LGBTI persons. LGBTI people are facing rejection, discrimination and persecution simply for existing. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission ( IGLHRC.org ) has spent the last 25 years documenting these violations of human rights and advocating on behalf of LGBTI persons by empowering people in their communities and holding their community leaders accountable via their consultative status in the United Nations as well as their partnerships with regional human rights monitoring agencies and civil society partners around the globe. “We work for the day when people with diverse sexualities can flourish. We work for the

LGBTBE Success Event, Free Half-Day Conference and Chamber New Look!

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NGLCCNY is proud to announce our first half-day conference focusing on creating opportunities for LGBTBEs to succeed. What: NGLCCNY Certified Supplier Success Event + M3, Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co . When: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015. 3pm - 6pm: LGBTBE Conference | 6pm - 8:30pm: NGLCCNY M3 Where: JPMorgan Chase & Co. | 383 Madison Ave (between 46th & 47th St) | New York NY 10179 Agenda to Include: 3:00 pm: Keynote Speaker + Supplier Diversity Success Panel* Learn from the experts how to leverage your certification and maximize impact for your business with NGLCC corporate partners. 4:30 pm: Pitch your Business Competition* Present your business to a panel of judges for feedback and new business opportunities. Call for submissions coming soon! All LGBTBEs are encouraged to attend the event even if not selected. 6:00pm: NGLCCNY Members Monthly Mixer (M3) Join NGLCC members from the entire NY metro region for a special networking & b