NAESM Inc. is a community based organization whose mission is to provide national and local leadership to address the myriad of health and wellness issues confronted by Black gay men through advocacy, services, and education. The organization’s ability to achieve its goals can best be accomplished if the programs it offers and supports reflect a diversity of perspectives among the organization’s Board of Directors, staff, and partners.
NAESM Inc. believes that such diversity encompasses, but is not limited to age, gender, race, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical abilities and characteristics, sexual orientation, economic circumstances and lifestyle.
NAESM considers a commitment to diversity as integral to its mission and its services in health. The organization seeks to collaborate and conduct business with individuals and organizations who share this commitment to diversity, as reflected in the composition of their Board, staff, and programs.