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Non-Profit Spotlight: Bailey House

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Bailey House was founded as “Home, Hope and Community." In response to the AIDS Crisis of the early 1980s, a small group united to form a much-needed service to the community facing AIDS. The model they created to house those affected by AIDS has been adapted internationally. Thirty-four years later Bailey House is still going strong. The team has piloted and launched programs and services such as Project FIRST (Formerly Incarcerated Rental Support and Training) which helps individuals recently released from prison reacclimate to their community. They opened a food pantry to help critically underserved communities obtain access to nutritious food. Bailey House has been a leader in teaching others how to care for the vulnerable individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. The Late Gina Quattrochi Former CEO, Bailey House It takes a Village People! Words and actions that are alive and well at Bailey House. These days those words weigh a bit more as they were best ex

The Annual Bailey House Gala & Auction

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One of New York’s premiere annual events  Annual Bailey House Gala & Auction  Thursday, March 9, 2017 Pier 60, at Chelsea Piers Each year the Bailey House Gala & Auction welcomes more than 600 philanthropic, compassionate and trendsetting New Yorkers who represent the fashion, fine art, design, entertainment, media and business industries.  Tickets and sponsorships are available now here . Mark your calendars and plan to join Bailey House ! Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio Interested in being featured?  Please contact me at  Sean@NGLCCNY.org .

NGLCCNY Night at Wicked

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Special Performance to Benefit the Trevor Project Join WICKED  for a special NGLCCNY night! A Portion of Proceeds will benefit The Trevor Project Wednesday March 1st, 2017 at 7pm Two packages available. Limited quantity- purchase by February 17th! Reception Package- $129 Orchestra ticket plus a post-show reception at The Palm Restaurant (250 W 50th St) with current cast members. Hor d’oeuvres will be served and the first drink is on us! Mezzanine Ticket- $89 Mezzanine ticket to the show For more information and to purchase  tickets please go here . Or, you can purchase in-person at the box office  using the code “SOCIAL” Offer valid for the March 1st 7:00pm performance only. Must purchase by February 17, 2017. Offer subject to availability. Not valid on previously purchased tickets and may not be combined with other offers. Price includes $2 facility fee. Prices applicable only as specified. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. S

Non-Profit Spotlight: NYLAG's LGBTQ Law Project

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In 2008 NYLAG’s LGBTQ Law Project was founded to protect and expand the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community and to provide services that meet the unique legal needs of low-income LGBTQ New Yorkers. LGBTQ communities, especially those of color, transgender and gender non-conforming individuals and youth, are at greater risk of living in poverty and of being targeted for violence.  “Through direct legal services and systemic advocacy efforts, NYLAG strive to work at the intersections of gender, racial and economic justice, and believe that with economic and physical security come empowerment, leadership and collective change. The LGBTQ Law Project envisions a world where all people, regardless of sexual or gender identity, have access to legal protections under the law, dignified work, adequate housing and health care, the right to create families and the ability to live fulfilling lives.” The LGBTQ Law Project provides high-quality, free

Business As A Catalyst For Change

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Join The Economist On March 23! Explore the Role of  Business in Moving the Mark on LGBT Rights Around the World Pride and Prejudice is a global, 24-hour event spanning three cities that will catalyze fresh debate on the economic and human costs of discrimination against the LGBT community. The event will challenge policymakers and industry leaders to rethink the future of the global LGBT movement and its impact on business. For the second year in a row, NGLCC speakers will present thought leadership from our historic inaugural NGLCC GLOBAL LGBTI BUSINESS WEEK at this international conference focused on the economic influence of the worldwide LGBT community. As part of this partnership, NGLCC constituents get 15% off registration using the code PPNGLCC . Learn more and register here . Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio Interested in being featured?  Please contact me at 

NGLCC Cybersecurity Webinar for LGBTBEs

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To kick-off 2017, NGLCC will host a series of cybersecurity webinars to prepare LGBTBEs in protecting their business against cyber threats. These webinars, led by Silverback Cybersecurity , will give you the information that you need to develop a cybersecurity strategy. Course I | Cybersecurity 1.0 - Fundamentals of Cybersecurity Thursday, January 26 at 2pm ET Course II | Cybersecurity 2.0 - Advanced Cybersecurity in Your Organization Thursday, February 2 at 2pm ET If you have any questions about this webinar, please email Cameron Schuette, Supplier Diversity Associate, at cschuette@nglcc.org . Previous webinars, covering a wide array of topics, can be accessed via this link http://nglcc.org/lgbtbe-webinar-series . Posted by  Sean Franklin, Senior Associate, Media Communications Committee,   NGLCCNY Experience Producer,  Socio Interested in being featured?  Please contact me at  Sean@NGLCCNY.org .

NGLCC TURNS 15!

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Save the date for 2017 Conference & National Dinner As the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce enters its 15th year, our leadership and dedicated team reaffirm the organization's principle mission to strengthen and grow opportunities for LGBT-owned businesses.  In coordination with our corporate partners, local affiliate chambers, business owners and organizational allies, NGLCC remains committed to increasing access for LGBT and minority owned businesses. In addition to countless smaller events across the country and around the globe, NGLCC is excited to announce the dates of our 2017 signature events.  NGLCC's signature events are celebrated worldwide as the best places to connect business owners with corporate partners and government agencies, recognize individuals and organizations that champion LGBT and other diverse businesses, and ensure our community's economic vitality. As you begin planning for the year ahead, include the 2017 NGLCC sig