Programs

GSA Startup Support

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Since 2014, SAVE has been proud to support the founding of Gay Straight Alliances at underserved schools in South Florida. Pictured above is our kickoff event at Homestead High with teacher and facilitator Aaron Bos-Lun and special guest author Erin Gruwell of Freedom Writers fame.

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Safe Space Initiative

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SAVE Executive Director Tony Lima speaks in favor of Miami Beach's Safe Space proposal, which passed Wednesday, January 11, 2017.


According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are the most likely targets of hate crimes in America. Committed to protecting its most vulnerable populations, Miami Beach is launching a “Safe Space” program for business and organizations in the city to demonstrate their commitment to the safety and equal treatment of its LGBTQ residents and visitors.

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Public Education

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On February 15, 2017, more than 100 supporters turned out for SAVE's first ever LGBTQ community townhall. They came with comments and concerns about politics and policy, and local leaders, litigators and officeholders were present to to answer any questions they had.

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Florida Access to Justice Project

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SAVE is proud to be a member of the Florida Access to Justice Project, a joint project with Progress Florida and the Piper Foundation to address the conspicuous lack of diversity in the court system at all levels of government.

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Business Equality Network

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In 2016, SAVE joined with Miami Congressman Carlos Curbelo and marketing executive Mike Valdez-Fauli to inaugurate the Business Equality Network, a group of local businesses in favor of workplace equality.

Click here to join SAVE's Business Equality Network. >>

Click here to view participating businesses. >>

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"Family is Everything" PSA with Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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SAVE joined Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, husband Dexter, and son Rodrigo to launch "Family is Everything," our new PSA on the importance of dignity and respect for all. Watch it here. >> 

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We proved something incredible -- with science!

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From January through June 2015, SAVE set out to find how to best reach voters at a granular level in order to reduce the very biases in which fuel anti-LGBTQ campaigns. In order to answer this question, we teamed up to conduct a scientific study with the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Leadership LAB as well as researchers from Stanford and the University of California Berkeley.

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