Our mission is to champion equity and inclusion and, in particular, to advocate for inclusive excellence and equity so that UAB students, faculty, staff, community partners and friends can flourish and excel. Our mission is inspired by what we value, what we learn from research and what we teach and share with the world.
Birmingham Public Library
The mission of the Birmingham Public Library is to provide the highest quality experience to our community for lifelong learning, cultural enrichment and enjoyment.
UAB Special Collections Library
The UAB Libraries provide access to an array of rich and diverse scholarly resources that inform intellectual, cultural, social, and economic transformation of its community.
UA School of Library and Information Studies
The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is a top-ranked program for library, information and book arts education. SLIS aims to develop creative and critical thinkers and leaders for the information world through a supportive teaching and learning environment, collaborative research and community engagement.
USA The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Since its founding in 1978, the mission of The Doy Leale McCall Rare Book and Manuscript Library has been to identify, acquire, appraise, preserve, organize, and describe important historical material relating to the history of the Alabama Black Belt and its families, the history of Mobile and southwest Alabama and its people, and the history of the University of South Alabama, and to make these materials available to scholars; to university students, staff, faculty, and administrators; and to the general public.
Equality Shoals supports the passage of laws and ordinances, and the adoption of policies and procedures, that provide protections for the LGBTQ community, and treats them equally under the law, regardless of real or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
Central Alabama Pride
Central Alabama Pride, Inc. (CAP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization committed to spreading the message of equality each year with the production of our LGBT Pride events which also brings together all Alabama citizens.
Pride on the Plains
Auburn, Opelika, and the surrounding areas have long been overdue for their very own Pride. Due to rapid increases in local population related to Auburn University, growing businesses and commerce, and overall charm and appeal, there is a real need for the Auburn/Opelika community to have an event that promotes diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. As such, The Pride on the Plains Board of Governors is excited to announce that preparations are already underway for the Auburn/Opelika area’s first-annual Pride on the Plains, scheduled June 1–3, 2018.
Druid City Pride
Druid City Pride is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community organization that serves and advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) members of the West Alabama community and their allies.
Krewe of the Druids
The Krewe of the Druids (MKD) is committed to the physical and financial support of West Alabama AIDS Outreach (WAAO) and the clients they serve, by helping to insure quality of life and self esteem and by serving as an advocate for access of care by or from appropriate agencies.
AIDS Alabama devotes its energy and resources statewide to helping people with HIV/AIDS live healthy, independent lives and works to prevent the spread of HIV. With a nearly 32-year history, AIDS Alabama is a nationally recognized leader for its efforts in advocacy for persons living with HIV in the Deep South. Statewide and locally, the agency is known for its strong and varied housing programs, substance abuse and mental health programs, case management services, advocacy, and HIV/STI prevention and education outreach programs.