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Project One America In The News

This week, HRC President Chad Griffin toured the states of Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama to kick off Project One America, an unprecedented and historic effort to bring LGBT equality to the Deep South.

At a series of press conferences and community events, HRC partnered with state officials, small business owners, community and faith leaders to explain the importance of this campaign and chart a plan moving forward. 

Here is some of the news coverage that Project One America has received since the launch:

Associated Press: Campaign opts for gentle persuasion to promote LGBT equality in South

USA Today: Gay-rights group opening offices in 3 Southern states

Birmingham News: Alabama becoming new home for LGBT equality

Slate.com: HRC’s Project One America Seeks to “Move the South” for LGBTQ People

The Huffington Post: HRC's Project One America Campaign Aims For LGBT Equality In The South (VIDEO)

Arkansas Times: Real people, real discrimination: A project to change the heart and minds of the South

Associated Press: Group for LGBT Equality Laws in 3 Southern States

Jackson Free Press: State Reps Back Human Rights Campaign

Birmingham News: Pastors, activists and a poet call for LGBT rights at kick-off of Human Rights Campaign's $8.5 million Southern effort

Hattiesburg American: Human Rights Campaign kicks off Project One America

ABC 3340: Human Rights Campaign talks about Project One America

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