Mark your calendars! We have two upcoming, free LGBTQ Best Practices Trainings to help our community to improve their awareness of & inclusion of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender people. These next trainings will be primarily in English, although staff are bilingual and can answer questions about content in English and Spanish.
Estamos emocionados en anunciar nuestro próximo evento en español que será Cafecito y Charla. Acompáñenos para un hora de charla. El propósito de esta charla es para crear comunidad y crear un espacio para aprender como apoyar a nuestros jóvenes gay y transgénero.
Regularly, we are in Calistoga on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:30p to 6:30p. We are located at the Calistoga Junior Senior High School in a shared office with the UpValley Family Center.
Usualmente, estamos en Calistoga los miércoles y viernes de 1:30p a 6:30p. Estamos ubicados en la prepa Calistoga Junior Senior High School en una oficina compartida con el centro familiar de UpValley.
When wildfires started engulfing the outskirts of Santa Rosa, California, on October 8, LGBTQ advocate Eliseo Rivas called family and friends to make sure they were safe. Then the landlord knocked on Rivas’ door and said to evacuate.
Our Youth Leadership Teams gives youth the opportunity to learn how to be members of and contribute to a highly functioning team and be leaders for change in their communities. If you are interested in (or there are youth you believe would benefit from) being on one of our teams, you are invited to apply or nominate a youth!
This Thursday, October 19, 2016 is #SpiritDay, where millions go purple in a stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBTQ youth. It may seem like a small thing, but it can make a big impact for a struggling youth to know that they have you on their side.
LGBTQ Connection Sonoma is excited to share this moving film, in partnership with the film's director Marco Castro-Bojorquez, Arlene Francis Center, and Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement. Join us this evening for an opportunity to leave our problems to the side and experience the full force of this film, that will allow us to be inspired and heal the wounds of our soul.
¡Acompáñenos a celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Latina con la Biblioteca del Condado de Napa y LGBTQ Connection Napa! Vamos a festejar, explorar, y aprender sobre la comunidad gay y transgénero a través de un foro educativo en español. Es una oportunidad para aprender y hacer preguntas para toda la familia. El evento empezará con una recepción donde se ofrecerán botanas, seguidas por el foro.
This is a FREE pride dance party for our LGBTQ and friends community and a chance to give back to our community! We'll be downstairs at the Historic Napa Valley Opera House at First & Main.
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!
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!
Come kick off the fall with other trans, agender and gender non-conforming youth. Join us Tuesday, September 5th from 4:30-6:00 pm for Lincoln Avenue Communi-T’s event: “Welcome Back Party - New Fall New Me”. 780 Lincoln Avenue, Napa.
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.
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.
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 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.
June 21, 2017 is not only the 1st day of summer--Mark Herold Wines & LGBTQ Connection are inviting the community to come to celebrate LGBTQ Pride with a "Wine and Donate" night at their fabulous and fun Oxbow tasting room.
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!
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.