NGLCC: The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce | Breaking News Alert

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:53 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

NGLCC: The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce | Breaking News Alert


BREAKING NEWS

US House of Representatives Recognizes NGLCC and the Contributions of LGBT Business Owners

U.S. Representatives Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Mark Pocan (D-WI) have introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing the contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) entrepreneurs and small business owners to our nation’s economy. 

Murphy, Ros-Lehtinen, and Pocan (the only LGBTBE serving in Congress) introduced the resolution as a final honor during LGBT Pride Month, which takes place each June and celebrates the LGBT community in the United States and around the world.





"We are so pleased that this resolution affirms what we have observed at NGLCC since our founding nearly twenty years ago: that America’s LGBT business owners are driving our economy ever upward and deserve every opportunity to keep creating jobs and innovating our industries that benefit all Americans. The estimated 1.4 million LGBT business owners NGLCC advocates for and certifies as LGBT Business Enterprises have truly earned a place at the table of opportunity in both the public and private sectors. We thank Representatives Stephanie Murphy, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Mark Pocan for their leadership, and to all Members of Congress who believe in a fully inclusive economy that celebrates the diversity of America."

-NGLCC Co-Founder & President Justin Nelson

and Co-Founder and CEO Chance Mitchell

We look forward to celebrating this milestone, and all of the accomplishments of the LGBT business community, at the 2018 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference, August 14-17 in Philadelphia.To learn more and register, visit www.nglcc.org/nglcc18

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