Los invitamos / You're invited: Creceremos amor y confianza en nuestras familias

Los invitamos a aprender sobre nuestro nuevo proyecto Promotores para el Apoyo Familiar. Conocerá y aprenderá cómo ser parte del grupo de promotores que ayudará a crecer el amor y bienestar de las personas gay y transgénero.  No se necesita experiencia, solo las ganas de aprender y ayudar. Padres de familia, tios, tias, la vecina, el compadre, todos están invitados. Los esperamos!   

Join us: Sept pizza parties to celebrate us launching in Calistoga & Sonoma Valley!

Join us: Sept pizza parties to celebrate us launching in Calistoga & Sonoma Valley!

We are thrilled to announce that in September, LGBTQ Connection will be launching LGBTQ youth programs in Calistoga and Sonoma Valley! Join us for Community Pizza Parties and come learn about our programs and services. All ages are invited to join us! RSVPs are not required, but appreciated. We can't wait to see you there!

Napa LGBTQ back-to-school youth celebration - Aug 29

Youth are invited to a special back to school event hosted by LGBTQ Connection's Napa summer Youth Leadership Team! The new school year has started and it’s a time to create new memories. Afterall, #NewYearNewMe. Join us for an evening of food, activities, and a special performance.

"Keep-It-Queer" (all ages) back to school LGBTQ picnic in Santa Rosa, Aug 26

Our "KEEP-IT-QUEER COOKOUT" will take place on Saturday, August 26th. The goal of the picnic is to bring our gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) community members together for a back to school picnic! We aim to support youth returning to school with a warm queer celebration bringing together LGBTQ community members and supporters. All are welcome to this cross-cultural & intergenerational event. Food is provided (and free). Also, you are welcome to bring your favorite potluck food--just don't forget to label your dish.

June 28, Santa Rosa: you're invited to our Pride Legacy BBQ

It's Pride month! If you want to get your rainbow on in Santa Rosa, come to our Pride Legacy BBQ to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) people with us! We'll have delicious summer food, friendly people, & celebratory queer-activities galore.

We're hiring! Program Coordinator (Youth Development)

We are excited to announce an opening for a Program Coordinator with LGBTQ Connection! Our Program Coordinators work closely with the Program Director and Program & Evaluation Manager to make Sonoma and Napa Counties more vibrant and inclusive communities--driven by youth leadership! The Program Coordinator will be based out of either Napa or Sonoma County, which will be determined during the hiring process. 

LGBTQ Connection announces 2017 Pride month events for Sonoma County

LGBTQ Connection announces 2017 Pride month events for Sonoma County

LGBTQ Connection is thrilled to announce our 2017 Pride month event for Sonoma County! In partnership with our youth leaders, and made possible due to donations from our community, LGBTQ Connection is officially sponsoring an event to celebrate June 2017--LGBTQ Pride month!

HELP WANTED: summer internships with LGBTQ Connection

HELP WANTED: summer internships with LGBTQ Connection

We are excited to announce that LGBTQ Connection will be taking on two summer interns for 2017 that will help us take our program to the next level over the summer months. Interns will work approximately 8-16 hours a week on a variety of projects supporting LGBTQ Connection's mission and growth.

LGBTQ Connection announces 2017 Pride month events for Napa County

LGBTQ Connection announces 2017 Pride month events for Napa County

LGBTQ Connection is thrilled to announce our 2017 Pride month events for Napa County! In partnership with our youth leaders, and made possible by donations from our community, LGBTQ Connection is officially sponsoring several events to celebrate June 2017--LGBTQ Pride month!

Pride Pancakes: June 6 LGBT Seniors Napa discussion group

Pride Pancakes: June 6 LGBT Seniors Napa discussion group

It will soon be officially LGBT pride month, and in recognition we are having a pancake breakfast for our June LGBT seniors discussion group! Juice, coffee, pancakes and more will be served. As usual, there is no charge for our meeting, so come ready for lively conversations and celebration with the other attendees.

LGBTQ Youth Summer Opportunity: Napa & Sonoma Counties

LGBTQ Youth Summer Opportunity: Napa & Sonoma Counties

QT Camp is a summer opportunity for Queer and Trans youth to bond for a summer long intensive team where they create an end of the summer event that welcomes LGBTQ youth to the new school year in August. Many say that youth are our future--we say they are the leaders of today! Help us invest in them by giving them the opportunity to be a part of our teams in Napa and Sonoma Counties. 

LGBTQ Napa family picnic - ¡en español!

LGBTQ Napa family picnic - ¡en español!

Spread the word: the "Family Picnic" is LGBTQ Connection's first Spanish language event and will take place on Saturday, May 20 at O'Brien park next to McPherson Elementary School in Napa. There will be food, games, amazing raffle prizes and wonderful people! All ages welcome. Although not required, please RSVP with Eliseo at 707-251-9432 or eliseo@lgbtqconnection.org. (Let us know if you'd like to volunteer!)

We need you this Give OUT Day

We need you this Give OUT Day

This Thursday, April 20, 2017 is #GiveOUTday*! Every year, more and more of our community has shown how much our connection matters to them and this year we are asking you to again join with us in commitment for this special 24 hours of fundraising. Click here to donate to us now.

April 21, Fight the Silence: community, empowerment, art & dinner!

April 21, Fight the Silence: community, empowerment, art & dinner!

We invite you to join us Friday, April 21st for our event "Fight The Silence Night"--an evening of community, empowerment, and dinner conversation. As part of the night, we are creating art together, so bring your creative energy! Please see below for more information. We hope you can join us.

LGBTQ conference emphasizes the importance of trust

LGBTQ conference emphasizes the importance of trust

How youths, parents and resource providers can try to deepen the level of trust between one another was the focus of LGBTQ Connection’s 2nd annual “In This Together” conference at the Embassy Suites in Napa on Saturday.

Trust is an important part to creating an environment where LGBTQ youth feel safe and supported, said Eliseo Rivas, event coordinator and program coordinator for LGBTQ Connection.

Special discount: 2017 Napa Valley Wine Train Pride Ride LGBTQ extravaganza

For friends of LGBTQ Connection who are wanting to attend the Napa Valley Wine Train's Saturday, March 18 Pride Ride, we've arranged a special discount!

To take advantage of this opportunity, call Ragina Garcia in the Wine Train's Reservations office directly 707-251-5212 to book. Request the LGBTQ Connection Napa/Sonoma pricing @10% OFF. Special pricing is not available through the website.

This fabulous LGBTQ extravaganza not only features LGBTQ wine makers, dining, pre and post celebrations and a chance to meet gay PA State Rep Brian Simms--it's a benefit for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation of San Francisco provides needed funding to grow HIV services, hunger programs and support for homeless and disenfranchised youth.

We're Hiring! Help us find an exceptional Program & Evaluation Manager

We're Hiring! Help us find an exceptional Program & Evaluation Manager

LGBTQ Connection is seeking a passionate community organizer. Specifically, one who is experienced in nonprofit youth program development and evaluation, that thrives in start-up, and excels at developing people and programs to accomplish goals in the context of a regional, grass-roots, rural/suburban, LGBTQ community organization.