Established in 1993, Metro Inclusive Health (METRO) is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to providing quality health and wellness services that are inclusive, relevant, supportive, and represent the lifetime continuum of the diverse people in Florida’s Tampa Bay community.
METRO is one of the largest HIV/AIDS service organizations and nationally known LGBTQ community centers. With active community center locations throughout the Tampa Bay area, the centers provide premier comprehensive HIV services and medical care, social activities, classes, support groups, counseling, health and fitness programs, youth programs, substance abuse programs, older adult programs, behavioral health services, and free HIV testing.
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The ACLU of Missouri (ACLU-MO), a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, defends civil liberties and the principles of equality and justice in Missouri through its litigation, legislative and public education programs. The ACLU of Missouri is one affiliate in a network of offices located across the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The network of ACLU offices is coordinated by a national office in New York and aided by a legislative office in Washington that lobbies Congress. As an affiliate, the ACLU of Missouri operates in and takes on cases in Missouri.
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU
Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Norfolk, LGBT Life Center provides programs and services to the LGBTQ and HIV communities in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Services include medical case management, housing, meals, transportation, outreach, prevention, education, and free HIV/STD testing. In five (soon to be six) locations in Norfolk, Hampton and Newport News, LGBT Life Center offers resources and support to meet the needs of Hampton Roads’ diverse communities.
Over the last 30 years, from its original mission to serve women and children living with HIV/AIDS, the organization’s work has changed, as HIV has changed. In 2006, the merger of CANDII
Since 1973, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund has been the nation’s most respected legal organization working to advance civil rights for LGBTQ+ individuals and everyone living with HIV. Starting with its first case, an appeal for Lambda Legal to exist as a nonprofit, the organization’s impact litigation has secured historic, precedent-setting victories that have expanded protections and secured rights for individuals, couples, and families.
The landmark cases Lambda Legal has successfully argued include Lawrence v. Texas, overturning all remaining state sodomy laws in the United States; Brandon v. Richardson County, arguing for a sheriff’s culpability in the murder of
The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.
NRDC was founded in 1970 by a group of law students and attorneys at the forefront of the environmental movement. Today’s leadership team and board of trustees make sure the organization continues to work to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.
NRDC combines the power of more than three million members and online activists with the expertise of scientists, lawyers, and policy advocates across the globe
The mission of East Bay Community Law Center is to promote justice and help build a community that is more secure, productive, healthy, and hopeful by providing legal services, social work support, and policy advocacy that are responsive to the needs of low-income communities and law training that prepares future attorneys and social workers to be skilled and principled advocates who are committed to addressing the causes and conditions of racial and economic injustice and poverty.
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