Reps. Murphy, Ros-Lehtinen, and Pocan Honor LGBT Job Creators During Pride Month

 

June 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., and Mark Pocan, D-Wis., today introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurs and small business owners to our nation’s economy.  Murphy, Ros-Lehtinen, and Pocan introduced the resolution in honor of LGBT Pride Month, which takes place each June and celebrates the LGBT community in the United States and around the world.

NGLCC Decries SCOTUS Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling, Will Continue Asserting American Businesses Must Not Use Religion Against the LGBT Community

 

June 4, 2018

NGLCC Statement on Return of SBA LGBT Resources Page

 

May 16, 2018

NGLCC Statement on SBA's Deletion of LGBT Resources

 

May 10, 2018

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued a statement in response to the letter composed by Rep. Yvette Clarke and House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez to the Small Business Administration (SBA), pressing the agency on why it has deleted online resources that previously existed to assist LGBT entrepreneurs.   The statement is attributed to NGLCC Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell:

Historic Research Partnership to be Signed by the Organization of American States and the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce

 
NGLCC Founder and Co-President Justin Nelson (far right) and NGLCC Global Director Phil Crehan (third from right) pose with OAS representatives and speakers at the Organization of American States Hall of the Americas at NGLCC's 2017 Global LGBTI Business Week.

2018 “Best-of-the-Best” Corporations for Inclusion Named by NGLCC and Partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC)

April 18, 2018

Washington, DC – The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, in collaboration with its partners in the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC), has named the third annual Best-of-the-Best list of corporations in America committed to diversity and inclusion across all communities.

NGLCC Welcomes Accenture’s Nedra Dickson to Board of Directors

March 21, 2018

Washington D.C. - The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, is proud to announce that Nedra Dickson, Supplier Diversity and Sustainability Lead for Accenture, has joined the NGLCC Board of Directors. Dickson will join an accomplished Board of Directors tasked with guiding NGLCC’s mission of expanding economic opportunity, LGBT Business Enterprise (LGBTBE) certification, corporate business inclusion, public policy advocacy, and global LGBTI rights.

NGLCC Celebrates Second Circuit Court of Appeals Decision That Sexual Orientation Discrimination Is Barred By Existing Law

February 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. -- The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, celebrates the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation violates federal law.

The Court found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the federal law prohibiting employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, and religion, includes sexual orientation discrimination as a form of gender discrimination.

NGLCC Condemns New HHS Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

 

January 18, 2018

NGLCC, the business voice of the LGBT community, has issued the following statement on the Trump administration's authorization of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Conscience and Religious Freedom Division, authored by Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson and Co-Founder & CEO Chance Mitchell:

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