Our Accomplishments


2010

Technical Assistance visit to Uganda for the St. Paul’s Reconciliation and Equality Center.
First education tour of the USA for bishop Christopher Senyonjo targeting supportive congregations.
First UN meeting building alliances between USA faith and secular organizations for inclusive programs in Uganda.

2011

Elton John AIDS Foundation expands HIV education and testing programs to “most at risk” groups in Uganda.
A full time women’s coordinator is hired to develop brick making projects in Kampala
A second and third educational tour is held for Bishop Christopher Senyonjo allowing him to expand his ministry of advocacy and inclusion in Uganda. He receives the Alumni Award at Union Theological Seminary in New York
Attended the UNAIDS High Level meeting to discuss the future world AIDS plan and advocated for “most at risk” populations
80 Faith and secular leaders are sponsored to develop the COMPASS Coalition (Coalition on Minority Protection Against Sexual Stigma) to counter American-based religious homophobia in Africa.

2012

Continued Elton John AIDS Project in Uganda and developed a model training program of inclusion for physicians and nurses in Uganda.
Created a women’s crafts and clothing program with expanding markets in the USA
Opened an office in Nairobi to assist LGBT refugee and asylum seekers and provided support for our first four asylum seekers
Sponsored a fourth tour for Bishop Christopher Senyonjo who was named Grand Marshal of the San Francisco Pride Parade and won the competition to name the 2012 Pride theme - “Global Equality”.
Sponsored 26 gay and straight individuals representing 76 countries where it is illegal to be LGBT, to attend The Spirit of 76 initiative and International AIDS Conference.
Launched “Erasing 76 Crimes” blog to provide detailed research and information on the effects of criminalizing homosexuality globally
Bishop Christopher Senyonjo and Pepe Onziama received Clinton Global Awards, signifying the first LGBT interest of the Clinton Global Initiative in LGBT rights and access to services.
Canon Albert Ogle is given awards by Equality California and the Diocese of San Diego for his global ministry.
The Episcopal Church General Convention passes a resolution in support of funding inclusive ministries abroad.

The work in 2013

Create more Global North ecumenical, interfaith and congregational relationships with specific gay/straight employment projects in the global south.
Developing resources, funding and leadership in 16 countries to strengthen the spirit of 76 Initiative
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