Affirming Business

On this page, you will find a list of affirming businesses that Shoals Diversity Center has worked with and trusts.

1. Thrive

Thrive Alabama is an inclusive, high-quality, and affordable health care provider for North Alabama.

2. Matt Golley Real Estate Team - South Main Realty

The Matt Golley real estate team is an inclusive group of realtors who want nothing more than to help you find your dream home.

3. Robert Smith Law

The law office of Robert Smith is a divorce and family law centered practice dedicated to helping you make the right decisions.

4. Unitarian Universalist Church

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Shoals is a place in the community where freedom of religion and speech and the dissemination of ideas are welcomed, fostered and protected.

5. Cox Salon

Dwight Cox salon is dedicated to making sure you love your hair.

6. Pheonix Counseling and Resources

Phoenix Counseling offers trauma-informed, client-centered counseling for individuals, families, and couples seeking change.

7. First Federal Mortgage

First Federal is a bank whose desire is to make your banking experience the best it can be.

8. Waycraft Media

Waycraft media is a marketing agency for small businesses.

9. Creative Edge Salon

Creative Edge Salon wants to make sure that you have the hair of your dreams.

10. First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church welcomes all who wish to attend their services, without judgement.

11. The Knights & Orchid Society

The Knights and Orchids Society Inc. builds the power of transgender, lesbian, bisexual, and gay Black people across the south by providing a spectrum of health and wellness services.

12. Eden's Ranch

Eden's Ranch is a small business focusing on farm to table goods.

13. Human Rights Campaign

The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ+ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.

14. PFLAG Florence

Founded in 1973, PFLAG is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families. PFLAG’s network of hundreds of chapters and more than 325,000 members and supporters works to create a caring, just, and affirming world for LGBTQ+ people and those who love them.

15. Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion

With the aim of advancing the common good, the Mitchell-West Center for Social Inclusion at the University of North Alabama will support education, research, community, and advocacy by working with diverse groups on campus, in the Shoals, and across the state and region.

16. Cult Hair

Cult Hair is located at 112 E Tuscaloosa St, Florence, AL 35630 and wants to give you the perfect haircut.

17. Shoals Democratic Club

Shoals Democratic club knows that your vote matters and would love to help you register to vote.

18. Southeastern Diversity Project

The core of Southeastern Diversity Project's efforts is bringing  community members together through education, acceptance, and advocacy programs. Our social  gatherings, outreach programs, and fundraisers are all-inclusive events that focus on finding common ground.

19. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP is dedicated to working with diverse communities and organizations to ensure culturally relevant mental health resources are equitably available.

20. Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice

The Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice is a grassroots, statewide network of individuals and organizations that works to advance and defend the rights of immigrants in Alabama.

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