First Annual State of LGBTQ in Arizona

Join us as we unveil the very first State of LGBTQ Arizona on November 12 from 7:30-9:30AM at the Venue Scottsdale!

Come learn about LGBTQ Arizona specific data on Demographics, Healthcare, Entertainment and Media Technologies, Workplace Inclusion, and Civic Engagement!

Individual tickets are just $35 and tables are $350.

To purchase individual tickets, register below.

To purchase a table, click HERE.

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Location

The Farm at South Mountain
6106 S 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85042

Join ONE Community for our monthly First Monday at The Farm at South Mountain!

The Farm at South Mountain in Phoenix offers a nearby escape from the city with canopies of pecan trees and acres of grass lawns. Affectionately named “Best Local Treasure” by The Arizona Republic and claiming several other awards including a recent SMAZ award for “Businesses That Get It”, the Farm offers organic gardens, three award-winning restaurants, an art gallery, craft shop and health & wellness retreat.​

For more information about The Farm at South Mountain and to check out their menu, visit HERE!

First Monday is FREE, but you must RSVP below! 

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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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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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How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

How Diversity Makes Us Smarter

The first thing to acknowledge about diversity is that it can be difficult. In the U.S., where the dialogue of inclusion is relatively advanced, even the mention of the word “diversity” can lead to anxiety and conflict. Supreme Court justices disagree on the virtues of diversity and the means for achieving it. Corporations spend billions of dollars to attract and manage diversity both internally and externally, yet they still face discrimination lawsuits, and the leadership ranks of the business world remain predominantly white and male. Read more »

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500 mayors sign on to marriage equality

500 mayors sign on to marriage equality

The list of mayors who have signed on to  Mayors for the Freedom to Marry, grew to 500 as Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia, South Carolina joined the list. Two Utah mayors — Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and Park City Mayor Jack Thomas — joined the list earlier this year.

Last September, Freedom to Marry launched the list in the hopes that encouraging 500 mayors in states across the country to sign on to Mayors for the Freedom to Marry. Mayors for the Freedom to Marry was launched in 2012, and the robust bipartisan coalition now includes mayors from 45 states who are making the case for marriage in their cities.

Here is the statement they signed onto:

Mayors for the Freedom to Marry Statement Read more »

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'I'm Gay. Get Over It,' State Senator Announces During Push For LGBT Hate Crimes Bill

'I'm Gay. Get Over It,' State Senator Announces During Push For LGBT Hate Crimes Bill

A Pennsylvania press conference against LGBT hate crimes on Tuesday turned personal when a state senator announced he is gay.

"I'm gay. Get over it. I love it," Democratic Sen. Jim Ferlo said, according to audioposted by Mary Wilson of WITF broadcasting. Wilson noted in her tweets during the event that Ferlo is likely Pennsylvania's first openly gay state senator.

Ferlo, an outgoing senator who represents part of Pittsburgh, is the sponsor of a billthat would expand the state's hate crimes law to cover lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. The legislature's current push to amend the law was sparked by a Sept. 11 incident in which two gay men were allegedly beaten in Philadelphia. Read more »

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