América Diversa is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status that supports LGBTQIA+ Latino people with services that promote overcoming the difficulties of the immigration process in New York City.
The specific objectives and purposes of this corporation shall be:
Advocacy and advance LGBTQ human rights.
Defend the human rights of LGBTQ Latino people, refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers who are victims of persecution based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression, the violence generated by state agents, organized crime, and armed groups, the massive violation of their fundamental rights by undemocratic regimes, impunity and the state's inability to recognize and provide legal protection in their countries of origin.
Health and Culture.
a) Promote self-care and adopting healthier lifestyles through informative activities on various topics: Mental health, reduction of negative consequences associated with drug use, and nutrition, among others.
b) Provide HIV and Sexual Transmitted Diseases testing stations and sexual health promotion for the LGBTQ Latino community in cooperation with other allies and other agencies with fines to strengthen a referral network.
a) Promote teaching spaces for LGBTQ Latino people by stimulating social participation, equal rights, duties, and opportunities in all social, political, and cultural areas.
b) Organize public campaigns and presentations to educate and inform families, communities, authorities, and the general population about the specific needs of LGBTQ Latino refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers.
Support, leadership, and empowerment groups.
Organize support, leadership, and empowerment groups to strengthen social interactions, awareness of your civic rights and duties, strengthen the emotional foundation, sense of belonging, and preservation of Hispanic roots in LGBTQ people of Latino refugees, immigrants, and applicants for asylum.
a) Maintain collaborative links with the different civil society organizations and government entities, which, like us, participate and work in favor of human rights at the local, national, and international levels to publicize the legal-social reality of LGBTQ people, refugees, immigrants, and asylum seekers in the Americas.
b) Establish contacts with other LGBTQ organizations in Ibero-America to build relationships, share experiences and develop technical and financial cooperation projects that strengthen actions in favor of human rights in countries where there are LGBTQ-phobic policies that can generate forced migration, persecution, and violation of their fundamental rights.
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Phono: (347) 858-5905