What We Do

PROGRAMS

The CONCLAVE

THE CONCLAVE

This program serves as our flagship service to the community. Space is held each month to institute safe spaces for people of color and curious or identifying as LGBTQIA. Each group is welcome to those in the LGBTQIA community including allies. 

THE MEET-UP

The PAIGE (The Project of Advancement in Gays' Efforts) is a Black LGBTQIA social justice organization that focuses on health and wellness, leadership development, and community building in the Greater Memphis area. Addressing the issues that affect our youth and community while providing resources in preparation for a better tomorrow. 

YAAH

The PAIGE (The Project of Advancement in Gays' Efforts) is a Black LGBTQIA social justice organization that focuses on health and wellness, leadership development, and community building in the Greater Memphis area. Addressing the issues that affect our youth and community while providing resources in preparation for a better tomorrow. 

MENTAL HEALTH CONSELING

We understand that trauma is a real thing that occurs with Black people more often than not. Untreated trauma can prove to be even more hurtful and paralyzing in wellness. The PAIGE offers referrals to mental health services in your specific area for those currently with insurance.

HIV/STI EDUCATION

The PAIGE (The Project of Advancement in Gays' Efforts) is a Black LGBTQIA social justice organization that focuses on health and wellness, leadership development, and community building in the Greater Memphis area. Addressing the issues that affect our youth and community while providing resources in preparation for a better tomorrow. 

CONDOM DISTRIBUTION

New STI/HIV cases are leading in numbers for Black residence ages 13-24 years old. Tennessee is also a state where comprehensive sexual health education does not occur in the school system. Therefore, The PAIGE is dedicated to combating HIV/STI numbers in the greater Memphis area (Shelby County). We make condoms available for all who seek to access them.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)

The PAIGE launches its new Emergency Assistance Program to Black LGBTQ folks in the south. Emergency Assistance will begin with services acquiring food, household essentials, sexual health services, and referrals to medical & mental health services in the mid-south. Other services will be added as the program seek to address the needs of the population.

ADVOCACY

Being a change agent with The PAIGE involves recruiting new supporters, spreading a positive message about your work, and raising awareness for your causes in the community. With various interests and talents, you can educate and invite other community members to lend their abilities by plugging into creating a movement around Black LGBTQ liberation in society, education, incarceration, and health.

HIV DECRIMINALIZATION

The PAIGE (The Project of Advancement in Gays' Efforts) is a Black LGBTQIA social justice organization that focuses on health and wellness, leadership development, and community building in the Greater Memphis area. Addressing the issues that affect our youth and community while providing resources in preparation for a better tomorrow. 

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