The membership of the Bayard Rustin Coalition embraces advocacy and education to effect social change through the honoring of a visionary sociopolitical dynasty that is proactive and rooted in the Black and same gender loving experience.
The Bayard Rustin Coalition (BRC) engages in activities that facilitate:
- Empowerment and visibility for the Black/African Diaspora same gender loving and gender variant persons 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/ African Diaspora persons and families
- Protection and refuge of at risk Black/ African Diaspora same gender loving and gender variant persons, asylum for Black/African Diaspora same gender loving and gender variant persons abroad
- Formation of coalitions with organizations of similar interest and concern