CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
Rating: 4.95 stars 61 61 reviews 5,801
P.O. Box 9744 Ft. Lauderdale FL 33321 USA
CenterLink exists to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and to build a unified center movement.
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A little over two years ago, I became the Executive Director of a small LGBTQ youth non-profit. I had very little experience specific to running the center. Centerlink was a life saver! The staff have always been there to give me the most professional and high quality support and advice; all with a smile and a great sense of humor.
Dining Out For Life International Association worked with CenterLink for its two-day strategic planning meeting. Thanks to CenterLink, the Association was able to refine and define its mission statement, evaluate its capacity to serve, and establish a solid three-year strategic plan.
Working with the team from CenterLink was outstanding, from start to finish. The CenterLink team was efficient, professional, and personable in each and every communication, and each team member went out of her or his way to answer questions, address concerns, and provide effective guidance.
The strategic planning session itself, led by Terry Stone, was thoroughly enjoyable - not something that is often said of such planning meetings! Mr. Stone kept the group on task and on target, allowing just enough conversational meandering while keeping those in attendance focused on the task at hand. He actively and effectively engaged each member of the group throughout the process - both before, during, and after the meeting.
A truly outstanding experience, and one that has made an immediate impact on our organization!
Terry Stone, the Executive Director, has provided me with mentorship, which has involved deep conversations about my future, my skills, and what I need to succeed as an LGBT leader. In general, I know that CenterLink is well-regarded by its member organizations, and helped install the fabulous interim Executive Director of my own local LGBT center (in Brooklyn). CenterLink is fabulous.
Terry Stone, Executive Director of Centerlink, was recommended to us as an expert in LGBT centers. We tapped into Terry's knowledge by inviting him to lead two days of strategic planning with our executive board. With his guidance, we were able to generate a plan to transform our organization. Since that planning meeting, Terry and Centerlink have continue to be a resource to us, helping us in crafting a new job role for our organization, advertising for the position, and reaching out to high potential candidates. Centerlink and Terry Stone enabled us to more quickly achieve our outcomes through the provision of expertise and support.
Centerlink has provided us with vital advice on our strategic plan and Executive Director search. And their services are reasonably priced. I would recommend them to organizations that need advice and guidance for strategic planning and human resource management.
CenterLink has provided critical thought leadership to my organization and its board. Their collective expertise has made them invaluable to our organization and continued success.
CenterLink is an excellent non-profit offering relevant and tailored technical assistance and community development services targeted for LGBT centers. CenterLink recently delivered a Board development training for my non-profit, an LGBT center. The CenterLink Executive Director, Terry Stone, conducted the high-quality training, which was concise, simple, and helped our Board advance its agenda; Terry was excellent and helped to facilitate the entire day-long training that also included other presenters. Terry listened and deftly facilitated conversations among Board members that were tense and critical, helping the group gain resolve on a range of issues, and move forward. CenterLink served as a great partner. I highly recommend other LGBT centers, as well as other LGBT organizations, to consider CenterLink for their Board development and other organizational development and capacity needs. Thanks, CenterLink!
I wanted to say that I am very satisfied with Centerlink’s efforts to meet participating agency needs. I created a login with My CenterLink to expand my knowledge and seek program improvements for LGBTQ-focused Domestic Violence Services at my agency. After browsing My Centerlink’s databases, it became evident that their databases did not have the information on the topic I was seeking. I contacted My CenterLink for guidance, and I began receiving personal emails of “hot off the press” information that was relevant to my topic of interest. This email was created to memorialize my gratitude for Denise and her teams diligence in supporting participating agencies needs.
CenterLink is an incredibly valuable resource for LGBTQ centres - we're proud to be a member!
Centerlink is an amazing support mechanism to our organization. Their peer support networking, individual support and leadership summits have provided profound developmental support to our small rural organization.