LGBTQ Youth

Investing in the future leaders of North Carolina is central to how Equality NC dedicates our time, energy and resources.

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Equality Works

A statewide resource for businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, local enterprises who understand the economic and social benefits of diversity, inclusion, equity and belonging.

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Volunteer

What do we love most about working at Equality NC? The dedicated supporters and volunteers who tirelessly fight for Equality and never give up. Join us!

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RYE Fellows

RYE Fellows

Our Rural Youth Empowerment (RYE) Fellowship is a year-long mentorship and training program for LGBTQ young people in rural areas of North Carolina. The program supports RYE Fellows to successfully execute a social justice project serving rural communities while developing leadership skills.

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Why Support Equality NC Foundation

Why Support
Equality NC Foundation

Our organization works all across the state of North Carolina to create sustained impact in the lives of marginalized folks. By supporting the Equality NC Foundation, you'll help reach LGBTQ folks from the mountains to the coast — and everywhere in between.

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Recent News

#40DaysOfGiving -- Week Three

#40DaysOfGiving -- Week Three

We're closing out our 40th anniversary year with a 40-day giving campaign!

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Equality North Carolina Announces 2019-2020 RYE Fellowship Class

Equality North Carolina Announces 2019-2020 RYE Fellowship Class

Six LGBTQ young people from rural parts of North Carolina will take part in the program's second year.

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Policy Director Ames Simmons discusses a decade of change with The Daily Tar Heel

Policy Director Ames Simmons discusses a decade of change with The Daily Tar Heel

Simmons reflects on a decade of change of the LGBTQ community and the idea of bars as safe spaces.

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