WHY IT MATTERS
GMCLA is one of the largest, leading arts and advocacy organizations in the world. The 36-year old organization was originally motivated by the need to create a safe place to build connection and community. Today, GMCLA's 260+ member organization has expanded its mission creating positive social impact for communities nationwide. The it gets better Tour, a signature GMCLA program, delivers a message of hope and acceptance across the country. It helps isolated youth to connect with their self-worth while strengthening communities through a week-long series of musical and educational activities in schools and conducting outreach to combat homophobia and bullying, ensuring a safer world for all youth.