Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Shop at Fry's and Give Back through the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Fry's V.I.P Rewards members can register their card to benefit the ONE Community Foundation. Every time you shop at Fry's a portion of your sale will directly benefit us. The good news is it's free and all you have to do is register your rewards card.   Read more »

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Location

Tertio Wine Bar
3508 N 7th St
Phoenix, AZ 85014

Join ONE Community as we kickoff our monthly First Monday on Second Monday at Tertio Wine Bar.

Tertio Wine Bar is an inviting and casual place in Mid Town Phoenix offering a full line up of craft beers with three local favorites on tap, wines by the glass from Napa to New Zealand, and hand-crafted cocktails. The small plates menu is full of local and organic ingredients carefully prepared to pair with our wine and beer selections. A Chef's Table menu item changes nightly and is always intriguing, always delicious. Come for coffee and dessert, or enjoy a glass of your new favorite wine, we'd love to see you, we think you will Fall In Love With Tertio! Read more »

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Location

Tempe Public Library
3500 S. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282

PRESENTED BY ONE COMMUNITY AND HRC - REGISTER BELOW FOR THIS COMPLIMENTARY CONFERENCE

  • Learn best practices for making your business or organization fully inclusive of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender people.
  • Learn how to get involved in the Unity Pledge.
  • Learn how to improve your score with the HRC Corporate Equality Index, Healthcare Equality Index or Municipal Equality Index.
  • Learn how to make your organization more competitive in the global economy.

CHARTING THE RIGHT COURSE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION Read more »

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Spotlight On Success Awards Luncheon

The ONE Community Spotlight on Success Local Heroes Awards

Celebrating our past, present and future

The Sheraton Downtown, 340 N. 3rd Street

Business Expo: 9:30-11:00

11:00 Doors Open, 11:30 Luncheon

1:30 Cocktail Reception

October is LGBT History Month.  LGBT History Month began in the United States and was first celebrated in October 1994.  In 1995, the National Education Association showed support of LGBT History Month as well as other history months by resolution at its General Assembly.

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It is with much enthusiasm that we welcome you to the CHANGE AGENT Program.  Presented by PetSmart the CHANGE AGENT Program was designed to give you—our present and future business leaders—the tools you need to spread the word about UNITY Pledge.

Spread a message dear to your heart
Network with others who share your passion
Make a difference in your community Read more »

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Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Smithsonian adds LGBT history to museum collection

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution’s collection Tuesday, including items from the popular TV  show “Will and Grace.”

Show creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick along with NBC are donating objects to the National Museum of American History. The collection includes original scripts, casting ideas, political memorabilia surrounding the show and the series finale. The network agreed to donate props, including a pill bottle and flask, a sign from “Grace Adler Interior Design” and Will Truman’s framed college  diploma. Read more »

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Gay-Rights Movement Tackles Cultural Battle In The Deep South

Gay-Rights Movement Tackles Cultural Battle In The Deep South

Mercedes Ricks may be the perfect candidate to help launch a new cultural push in Magnolia, Miss. The 50-year-old native of Colombia ended up in this tiny south Mississippi town by way of New Orleans nine years ago.

"I met these ladies from here," Ricks says after greeting guests in the barroom next to her Mariposa restaurant. "They invited me to come spend a weekend in Magnolia. We were going to go to the river and drink beer, and Katrina happened that weekend."

Ricks says the hurricane left her with nothing but a swimsuit and river shoes. It was the people in Magnolia who helped her start over. With a wide, mischievous grin, she explains how last year she ran for at-large city alderman and won. Read more »

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Yep, I’m Gay, and I’m a CEO—It Doesn’t Stop Me From Running a Great Business

Yep, I’m Gay, and I’m a CEO—It Doesn’t Stop Me From Running a Great Business

Corporate leaders need to realize that a strong company should make money—and be a force for social change

There’s been a lot of attention in the media recently about the lack of publicly gay business leaders. The implication from certain articles — e.g., “Where Are the Gay Chief Executives?” and “Among Gay C.E.O.s, the Pressure to Conform” — is that companies and their boards remain one of the last bastions of opposition to gay equality, and that gay CEOs fear reprisal from shareholders, therefore remaining extremely discreet or closeted. But I have had a different personal experience and I feel compelled to share it. Read more »

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