Founded in 1998, Equality California is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots-based, statewide advocacy organization whose mission is to achieve and maintain full and
lasting equality, acceptance, and social justice for all people in our
diverse LGBT communities, inside and outside of California. Our mission
includes advancing the health and well-being of LGBT Californias through
direct healthcare service advocacy and education.
electoral, advocacy, education and mobilization programs, we strive to
create a broad and diverse alliance of LGBT people, educators,
government officials, communities of color and faith, labor, business,
and social justice communities to achieve our goals.
California is made up of Equality California (EQCA) and the Equality
California Institute. EQCA is an I.R.S 501(c)(4) organization that
utilizes electoral, advocacy, education, and mobilization programs to
achieve its mission. The Institute is an I.R.S. 501(c)(3) organization
that utilizes advocacy, education, and mobilization programs to achieve
Our Equality California (EQCA) is one of the largest and fastest growing
statewide LGBT organizations in the country. Visit our website at www.eqca.org.