GRIOT Circle

Brooklyn, NY

Mission

GRIOT Circle is a community-based, multigenerational organization serving LGBTQ elders of color. Our mission is to respond to and eliminate all forms of oppression, including: ageism, racism, sexism, misogyny, transphobia, homophobia, poverty, xenophobia, and their intersections. We achieve this by providing health, wellness, advocacy, and leadership activities to remove isolation and fear, build community, as well as honor racial and ethnic traditions.

What grantmakers are saying

New York, New York

GRIOT Circle is a community-based organization that addresses the needs of older LGBTQ people of color. It provides educational and informational forums, referrals to social service providers, case management, social outreach, and training.

September 2018