Membership & Support


The membership of the Bayard Rustin Coalition embraces advocacy and education to effect social change through the honoring of a sociopolitical dynasty that is visionary, proactive and rooted in both the Black and same gender loving experience.

The Bayard Rustin Coalition (BRC) engages in activities that facilitate:

  • Empowerment and visibility for the Black and Black same gender loving community in the greater San Francisco Bay Area
  • Support for and promotion of  cultural events, community-based organizations and  entrepreneurs that  enhance and or celebrate the lives of diverse Black persons and families
  • Continued public support for marriage equality
  • Protection and refuge of at risk Black/ African Diaspora LGBT individuals, asylum for African Diaspora LGBT individuals abroad
  • Formation of coalitions with organizations of similar interest and concern
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