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Fighting Stigma and Honoring Danté M. Austin
Jun 9, 2023
A group of local police officers and other public safety professionals aren't only fighting crime, and aiding the public, but they're also fighting against the stigma of being out in the public safety space. Meet the Gay Officers Action League of Greater Philadelphia (G.O.A.L.). Their building bridges through community outreach, which now includes the Danté M. Austin Memorial Scholarship, in honor of a founding member of the organization who passed away in 2019.
Peer-to-Peer Resiliency Training
Apr 6, 2023
On Wednesday, April 5, 2023, from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, GOAL hosted a Peer-to-Peer Resiliency training at FOP Lodge 5. Presenters from the First Responder Program at Penn Medicine Princeton Health shared their expertise on stress management, coping skills, and self-care strategies for first responders.
Are you okay?
Jul 31, 2022
The LGBTQ+ community is diverse and strong, but may be disproportionately at-risk for suicidal feelings and other mental health struggles because of the discrimination and prejudice we too often are up against. It can be even more of a struggle first responders and military members in the LGBTQ+ community. This section has information and resources for yourself and to help support loved ones. You are NOT alone!
GOAL at Summer Vibes Block Party
Jul 24, 2022
On Saturday July 23rd, GOAL joined the Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs, GALAEI, Radiance Medical Group, ALLY Wellness and the Kimmel Cultural Center in sponsoring the FreePeople Summer Vibes Block Party. The party which was held at the William Way LGBT Community Center was a celebration of Trans Joy.