From September, 2015

Launch of The LGBT Institute at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights

On the evening of September 2nd, over 250 people poured into The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in downtown Atlanta for the premiere of a new exhibit. The LGBT Institute at the Center was launched during the premiere of this exhibit, “Forward Together: A Look at Atlanta’s LGBT History Since Stonewall.”

The mission of The National Center for Civil and Human Rights is “to empower people to take the protection of every human’s rights personally. Through sharing stories of courage and struggle around the world. The Center encourages visitors to gain a deeper understanding of the role they play in helping to protect the rights of all people.” The Center seeks to harness Atlanta’s legacy of civil rights to strengthen the worldwide movement for human rights.

The LGBT Institute is an essential part of The Center’s global civil and human rights platform and programming. The Global Faith and Justice Project is one of the LGBT Institute Partners. Michael J. Adee, Director of the Global Faith and Justice Project, serves on the LGBT Institute’s Programming Board. Read more