Welcome to Georgia Equality

Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state. We are two organizations – united with a common vision but serving unique functions in our work to achieve equality. Georgia Equality, Inc. works year-round to pass pro-equality legislation and elect fair-minded elected officials. Through the Equality Foundation of Georgia, we conduct voter registration and educational activities, provide information to decision makers, and work to organize and mobilize LGBT residents and allies to advance equality in urban, suburban, and rural communities across the state.

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In the Black: The Trump Budget, Black Communities, and the HIV Epidemic

A Community Roundtable 

RSVP Here: https://goo.gl/hbdN4x

President Donald Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal includes severe cuts to many HIV and related programs.

  • $59 million cut to Ryan White Programs
  • Elimination of AIDS Education and Training Centers (AETC)
  • Elimination of Special Programs of National Significance (SPNS)
  • A nearly 20% cut to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s, HIV prevention programs.
  • An unprecedented $630 million cap on Medicaid spending
  • $26 million cut from HUD’s Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) program
  • Elimination of the Minority AIDS Initiative fund

These cuts will weaken our state’s already fragile social safety net and  have catastrophic consequences for Georgians living with HIV. Communities already disproportionately impacted by HIV,  particularly African-Americans, will be particularly vulnerable. We must respond.

Join Georgia Equality, Counter Narrative Project, Lambda Legal, THRIVE SS and other community leaders and organizations for a community roundtable on the following topics:

– Updates on the current impact of HIV on metropolitical Atlanta and Georgia communities.

– Overview of proposed budget cuts to Ryan White, CDC and HOPWA and how this will impact services going forward

– Information on Medicaid block grants and AHCA

Event Information 

Tuesday June 13th

7pm-8:30pm

Phillip Rush Center Annex

328 Mell Avenue Suite B

Atlanta, GA 30307

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