As many of you know, there was a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, targeting a Latino night at Pulse gay night club. In painful times, it is good for us to come together to heal and take action. LGBTQ Connection will be hosting two community gatherings (one in Napa, CA on Tuesday and one in Santa Rosa on Friday as part of our regularly held youth space) in response to this horrific violence. Please join us.

We also have gathered some of our favorite helpful healing resources, further information and fundraisers related to the shooting. See below.

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Como muchos de Uds. ya saben, hubo un tiroteo en Orlando, Florida, enfocado un una noche Latino en un antro gay. En tiempos de dolor, es bueno reunirnos para sanar y tomar acción. LGBTQ Connection está organizando dos reuniones comunitarias (una en Napa, CA el martes y una en Santa Rosa, CA el viernes) para responder a esa violencia terrible. Están invitados.

También, les ofrecemos unos de nuestros favoritos recursos de curación, más información y unos events para recaurdar fondos acerca del tema del tiroteo. Ve abajo.

Napa, Tuesday, June 14, 6-7:30p @ 780 Lincoln Ave (click to RSVP or for more info):

Santa Rosa, Friday, 4:30-6p @ 714 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, hosted by our youth leaders (click to RSVP or for more info):

 Resources / Recursos:

Recursos en español:

We have become aware that there are a few local fundraisers being planned to raise money to send to Orlando:

  • "We Bike For Orlando" memorial ride and fundraiser: Saturday, June 18, starting at Napa River Velo at 8a, a 49-mile scenic route bike ride through the Napa Valley – one mile for every life lost in the Orlando shooting. https://www.facebook.com/events/291425577869385/
  • "Feast It Forward" community mixer at 1313 Main in support of the Orlando victims. It’s scheduled for Wednesday, 6/29 from 5 to 8 pm.  The Facebook event page is at https://www.facebook.com/events/508643346011929