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Support Florida Organizations

Many attendees have expressed interest in donating to state and local organizations in Florida that work on behalf of LGBTQIA+ and Black individuals, among other groups. The organizations listed below neither implies a comprehensive list of all these related organizations nor official endorsement.

Political Organizations

  • Equality Florida - "Equality Florida is the largest civil rights organization dedicated to securing full equality for Florida's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community."
  • NAACP Florida State Conference - "The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination."

Support/Political Organizations

  • JASMYN LGBTQIA+ youth advocacy: "JASMYN supports the empowerment of LGBTQIA+ teens and young adults through leadership, advocacy, resources, and a safe and affirming community."   
  • PFLAG Jacksonville: "PFLAG is the nation's first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them."
  • University of North Florida LGBTQ Center: "The award-winning LGBTQ Center was founded in 2006 to provide education and resources for the community with a commitment to advocacy, equity, respect and support for LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff. A beloved resource in Jacksonville, the Center is a respected partner for education and support programs, strategic initiatives, and consultation on LGBTQ issues at UNF, and in the Greater Jacksonville community."

Preserving Culture

Norman Studios: "The mission of Norman Studios Silent Film Museum, Inc., is to preserve, present and promote the history of silent movies and race films in Northeast Florida on the landmark campus of Eagle Film City/Norman Studios."