Zuna Instititue is a National Advocacy Organization for Black Lesbians that was created to address the needs of black lesbians in the areas of Health, Public Policy, Economic Development, and Education.
Our focus is community organizing, training, and networking. Zuna institute is having conversations that are eliminating barriers that black lesbian's face within the black community based on sexual orientation and in the LGBT community based on race.
The National Black Lesbian Needs Assessment, a Zuna Institute publication, revealed that Black lesbian visibility is an essential element in the political and economic landscape. This survey brings to the forefront information from a traditionally marginalized group. This survey also highlights the needs and concerns of Black lesbians as defined by them.