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Webinario: La Organización Comunitaria y La Recaudación de Fondos de Base: Una Pareja Hecha para Construir Movimientos

El webinario se llevó a cabo el lunes 9 de abril.  ¿Lo perdiste? Desplaza hacia abajo para mirar a la grabación entera, y descargar los recursos compartidos durante el webinario. Si algo hemos aprendido en todos estos años de organización en el Sur LGBTQ, es que en esta región hay líderes creativxs e inspiradorxs en…

2017 Southern Equality Fund Annual Report

Back in 2015, the Campaign for Southern Equality launched the Southern Equality Fund to support LGBTQ grassroots organizers doing heroic frontline work across the South. Since then, we’ve given $96,848 in grants to 155 individuals and organizations across 12 Southern states! And we’re just getting started.   We’ve created a new annual report to tell the story of the Southern Equality Fund…

Addressing LGBTQ Youth Homelessness in Charleston

Through the LGBTQ Rights Toolkit Fund, an initiative of the Southern Equality Fund (SEF), the Campaign for Southern Equality provided a grant of $3,000 to We Are Family to support the Charleston YOUth Count. This will be the first ever assessment of youth housing instability and food insecurity in Charleston. “We Are Family has experienced a…

Luchando Contra la Epidemia VIH/SIDA en el Sur LGBTQ

¡Nueva Ronda de Becas y Grupo de Liderazgo sobre VIH/SIDA! FECHA LÍMITE PROLONGADA: Por dificultades tecnologías con la aplicación en línea, hemos prolongado la fecha límite hasta las 6 PM EST el 4 de noviembre, 2017. La mitad de todos los diagnósticos nacionales de VIH son en el sur, y el 52 porciento de todas las…

Iniciativa del Liderazgo Trans: Entrevista con Suzy Geronimo

La directora anterior del fondo “Southern Equality Fund” Chloe Stuber entrevistó a Suzy Geronimo, Fundadora y Directora Ejecutiva de FUM (Fuerza y Unión Múltiple) y participante de la Iniciativa del Liderazgo Trans (TLI por sus siglas en inglés). Suzy Geronimo es una mujer transgénero de Cherán, Michoacán en México que lleva más de 20 años…

Pay it Forward: A New Way To Fund Grassroots LGBTQ Organizing In The South

Responsive Philanthropy Summer 2017, a publication of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, recently featured an article written by CSE’s Executive Director Rev. Jasmine Beach-Ferrara. The article gives an in-depth look into our analysis behind the Southern Equality Fund, and why it’s imperative to channel funding and support to grassroots organizers in this moment. “When…

Webinario: Financiando el cambio a nivel de la base

El trabajo más visionario en el sur es frecuentemente planificado a la hora de la cena y financiado con los propixs ingresos por los líderes de base. Estos líderes sacrifican su tiempo, dinero, salud, y seguridad para hacer el cambio posible en sus pueblos. El liderazgo de base LGTBQ es crucial para lograr la igualdad en el…

Webinar: LGBTQ in the South – Telling Your Story with Data

Data can be a powerful storytelling tool, yet historically there has been a lack of reliable statistics about LGBTQ Southerners. Thanks to the Williams Institute, that’s changing. We now have a growing body of data telling an important and multi-layered story about LGBTQ Southerners – that ⅓ of all LGBTQ people in our country live…

Trans Leadership Initiative: Interview with L.B. Bell

By Britney Nesbit, Hometown Organizing Project Coordinator Mississippi native, L.B. Bell, is an advocate for LGBT inclusivity in his community and across the South. He is committed to creating safer spaces in his community by resisting discriminatory, anti-LGBT laws like Mississippi’s House Bill 1523. L.B.is a father, husband, farmer, physician and founder of The Black…

Applying for 501c3 Status – Feb 21, 2017 Webinar

Cuando se trata de buscar financiación, una de las barreras más comunes para los líderes de base es la falta del estatus 501c3. La mayoría de las fundaciones que apoyan a trabajo LGTBQ en el sur requieren que grupos tengan estatus 501c3 o un patrocinador fiscal. Tener estatus 501c3 no debe que ser el factor decisivo…

CSE at Creating Change

While millions were marching on Saturday, including some CSE team members in Greenville, Asheville and Charlotte, a small cohort of us were at Philadelphia at Creating Change, engaged in lively discussion with folks from across the country about radical redistribution of resources in the South. Especially in the difficult times that lay ahead, it is our…

The Southern Equality Fund: A Year in Review

By Chloe Stuber, Hometown Organizing Project Director We’re just two years into giving away a modest percentage of our budget to support grassroots work, and the impact is incredible. The Southern Equality Fund, launched in 2015, is a micro-granting project that invests in grassroots leadership in isolated and underresourced areas – with no strings attached.…

Trans Leadership Initiative: Interview with Fletcher Page

CSE Community Organizer Britney Nesbit interviewed Fletcher Page, Assistant Director of the Gender Benders (GBs) and member of CSE’s Trans Leadership Initiative.  Fletcher Page is a 24-year-old Trans man living in Greenville, South Carolina where he was born and raised. Fletcher has served as Assistant Director of the Gender Benders (GBs) for the past three years. This volunteer…

Train the Trainers

Eighteen grassroots organizers and professionals – the majority of them identifying as trans or gender non-conforming – joined together over the weekend of December 2-4 to workshop their own trainings on trans issues. The gathering of Southern LGBTQ activists, which came to be known as  “Train the Trainer”, was hosted by the GenderBenders in collaboration with Campaign…

Taking Charge in the South: An Interview with Daroneshia Duncan

By Britney Nesbit, Community Organizer/Tzedek Social Justice Fellow, Campaign for Southern Equality As a self-identified female illusionist, pageant expert, HIV treatment and prevention specialist, Daroneshia Duncan is a one-of-a-kind southern force to be reckoned with. After experiencing a wide range of barriers on her path to coming into her own, she wanted to create a place…

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