The Raleigh Allies group at the LGBT Center of Raleigh has a main mission to educate folks on LGBTQ issues that are currently happening. They first organized to specifically educate straight allies. After 2 years of having meetings they have drawn in people in the LGBTQ community as well.  Here is a little bit about the group https://www.lgbtcenterofraleigh.com/programs/adult-programs/raleigh-allies.html

The Center hosts quarterly meetings at the LGBT Center of Raleigh. Their next meeting is Friday, September 16th at 7pm. Their next meeting is extremely important to what is going on with HB2. It is a Trans101 class taught by the Trans Initiative program manager Devin Lentz.

September 16, 2016

7pm-9pm

Location: LGBT Center of Raleigh, 324 S Harrington St., Raleigh, NC 27603

On September 16, join the Raleigh Allies as we host Devin Lentz, head of the Raleigh Transgender Initiative for TRANS 101. Come and learn about transgender terminology, current issues, and what you can do to help. This will be an amazing learning opportunity for friends and family of trans individuals who want to be more effective allies or anyone who just wants to learn more. Folks of all identities are welcome and encouraged to attend! Light snacks will be provided.