The Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors for the California Reinvestment Coalition has voted to approve CLEAR’s application for membership as a Member of that organization. The California Reinvestment Coalition builds an inclusive and fair economy that meets the needs of communities of color and […]Continue reading "CLEAR joins the California Reinvestment Coalition"
Dear Friend, Black Lives Matter. Not just today, not just yesterday, but every day. The murder of George Floyd is not an isolated incident. It is a consequence of decisions by law enforcement, criminal justice, and policy leaders that persecute Black communities and kill black people, in order to maintain and enforce a centuries-old system […]Continue reading "CLEAR Stands With Protesters Nationwide"
Today, the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research joins with 183 national and state organizations in urging Congress to include protections for vulnerable and marginalized communities in future COVID-19 response legislation. Thus, we urge Congress to include provisions in future COVID-19 response legislation to ensure that no eligible person is unfairly denied the benefits […]Continue reading "CLEAR Urges Congress include Nondiscrimination Protections in COVID-19 Legislation"
The Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research is collaborating with a national coalition of LGBTQ and anti-poverty organizations in co-authoring a national report on LGBTQ poverty, and recommendations to policymakers on how to enact practical reforms to protect LGBTQ people from disproportionate rates of poverty, homelessness, food-insecurity, health-insecurity, and economic insecurity. To this national […]Continue reading "[Call for Stories] Discrimination in Credit, Financial Services, & Community Lending"
Today, the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research joins with over 150+ organizations in urging Members of Congress to enact the PAID leave act to provide urgently needed paid leave to workers who are facing an impossible decision right now: to protect their health, or to protect their livelihood. The letter has been organized […]Continue reading "CLEAR Urges Congress Pass the PAID Leave Act"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2020 Press Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org CLEAR’S STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE ORGANIZERS OF THE SAN FRANCISCO, BAY AREA QUEER NIGHTLIFE FUND This week, a group of San Francisco Bay Area leaders from the LGBTQ nightlife community approached Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research to assist with their organizing for a […]Continue reading "CLEAR’s Statement of Support for SF Queer Nightlife Fund Organizers"
CLEAR is joining with over 140 organizations across the country urging members of Congress to support S. 3415/H.R. 6150 — a measure that will guarantee up to 14 paid sick days for workers during public health emergencies such as the current coronavirus pandemic, and up to 7 days annually for healthcare needs even when there […]Continue reading "Workers Need Paid Leave for Health Emergencies"
The Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research is pleased to announce its organizational application become a member of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition has been approved. The National Community Reinvestment Coalition was formed in 1990 by national, regional and local organizations to increase the flow of private capital into traditionally underserved communities. NCRC has […]Continue reading "CLEAR joins the National Community Reinvestment Coalition"