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:

NGLCC Renamed “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce”, Reaffirms Mission as Business Voice of the LGBT Community

 
November 20, 2017
 
Washington, DC – The business voice of the LGBT community, formerly known as the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, has announced that the organization will formally shorten its name to its acronym “NGLCC” and be known as the, “National LGBT Chamber of Commerce.” This change, which is accompanied by an organizational visual rebranding, moves to better include the bisexual and transgender members of the LGBT business community for which NGLCC has fiercely advocated over the past 15 years.
 
 

"Out 100" 2017 List Includes NGLCC Co-Founders

| By Jonathan Lovitz
 

Remembering Ceci Gratias

| By Jonathan Lovitz

November 6, 2017

Dear NGLCC Community:

Our hearts go out to everyone at the Austin Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) following the loss of former President and CEO, Ceci Gratias.

 

Supplier in the Spotlight: Aviva Spectrum

| By James Gleason

 

NGLCC Remembers Edie Windsor

| By Jonathan Lovitz

NGLCC mourns the loss of Edie Windsor, who paved the way for marriage equality in the United States. Edie was known for her smile, her laugh, her exceptional mathematics skills that she expressed during her years at NGLCC founding partner IBM, and her innate ability to melt your heart with stories of her life. That was especially true when talking about her more than forty year love affair with Thea Spyer. 

 

NGLCC Statement Condemning Charlottesville, VA Attack

| By Jonathan Lovitz

NGLCC released the following statement in condemnation of the attack against Americans in Charlottesville, Virginia:

“The NGLCC and our allies in business will not remain silent in the face of attacks on America’s diverse communities. Charlottesville must be a wakeup call that we cannot ignore the hatred that exists against Americans based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, and more. Diversity is the lifeblood of this nation, and celebrating our diversity is essential for our moral and economic wellbeing.

Wells Fargo and NGLCC Award $67,500 to Affiliate LGBT Chambers of Commerce

 
August 3, 2017
 
Washington, D.C. – The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, awarded 15 grants to local affiliate LGBT chambers of commerce on August 3 at the 2017 International Business & Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and administered by NGLCC, these grants are targeted towards programs that foster the development, growth, and sustainability of certified LGBT Businesses Enterprises® (LGBTBEs®).
 

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