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Since 1986, LeaderShape has been working to help create a just, caring, thriving world where all lead with integrity and live in possibility. Most of their work has been done through experiences they have created for people to wrestle with tough questions around leadership, integrity, vision, community, taking action, and resilience. With over 70,000 participants in their programs, the LeaderShape community continues to expand choosing to influence other communities with the message of living in possibility. LeaderShape conducts their experiences throughout the United States as well as internationally.
National Black Justice Coalition
The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. NBJC’s mission is to end racism and homophobia. As America’s leading national Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Blackfamilies in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBT equality. Since 2003, NBJC has provided leadership at the intersection of national civil rights groups and LGBT organizations, advocating for the unique challenges and needs of the African American LGBT community that are often relegated to the sidelines. NBJC envisions a world where all people are fully-empowered to participate safely, openly and honestly in family, faith and community, regardless of race, class, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Lauren’s Kids educates adults and children about sexual abuse prevention through in-school curricula, awareness campaigns and speaking engagements around the country and the world. The organization also leads an annual, statewide “Walk in My Shoes” awareness walk across the state of Florida – 1,500 miles from Key West to Tallahassee – and provides more than 7 million education and awareness materials through direct mail every year. The foundation has helped advocate for the passage of nearly two dozen laws to support survivors and protect children from predators. The ultimate goal is to prevent sexual abuse through education and awareness, and to help survivors heal with guidance and support
Having recently celebrated its landmark fiftieth year of daily service, Glide has worked for decades to create a radically inclusive, just and loving community mobilized to alleviate suffering and break the cycles of poverty and marginalization. Located in the heart of San Francisco's culturally rich, colorful and tenacious Tenderloin neighborhood, Glide serves a diverse cross-section of homeless, low-income and marginalized populations, providing an array of services including daily free meals, housing, primary and mental health care, basic-needs assistance, case management, domestic violence recovery and abatement, addiction counseling, licensed childcare, afterschool and summer programs for youth, and a family resource center.
For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation (FPS)
FPS enables adult cancer patients and their loved ones to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite vacations. Together, even for a glimpse, FPS travelers experience immeasurable joy amidst devastating crisis. FPS offers comfortable and secure environments for these families to celebrate in the face of uncertainty, reflect and reconnect in the midst of turmoil and strengthen their inner faith and share inspiration in the shadow of adversity. Encouraging families to confront cancer hardships together, this experience empowers them for what lies ahead.