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One year into the pandemic…

Dear Friend: A year ago today I wrote a letter to the community. I didn't know every answer, nor what COVID-19 meant for us all, but I wanted to assure folks that despite the uncertainty of the times one thing remained constant... that we at the Center are here [...]

2021-04-09T16:04:55-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Women’s History Month and Trans Day of Visibility

By: Natalie Fujikawa (she/her/hers), Board President March 31st marks the end of this year’s Women’s History Month with an important message truly worth celebrating: Transgender Day of Visibility. What it means to be seen, acknowledged, and loved for who you are, authentically. Identifying as a woman signifies so many [...]

2021-03-31T10:52:15-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Womxn’s History Month

By: Holly Guzman (she/her/hers), Contributing Writer & Editor/Data Research Intern at the Center Happy National Womxn’s History Month!  **Using ‘womxn’- instead of woman/en- is an purposeful act of highlighting female and feminine sovereignty separate from man/men. It’s a work of third-wave feminisms, and is a unique feature in unifying [...]

2021-03-31T10:52:27-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Trans Day of Visibility 2021

by: Alexis Sanchez (she/her/hers), Director of Advocacy and Training, Sacramento LGBT Community Center Visibility is a double-edged sword for transgender people. We see this playing out as openly transgender people are being elevated to statehouses and federal offices and taking major roles in television in cinema. While [...]

2021-03-31T10:15:06-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Remembering our love for humankind.

Remembering our love for humankind. The word philanthropy comes from the ancient Greek meaning “Love of humankind.” And it doesn’t just help the recipients, it offers immense satisfaction to givers as well. In fact, neuroscientists confirm that when you give a donation it activates the same part of your [...]

2020-12-15T14:07:20-07:00By |Blogs|

Our Next Steps to Support Racial Justice

Dear Center Community: Like many other organizations, The Sacramento LGBT Community Center shares the unprecedented challenges and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which magnifies the impact of systemic racism on the health and wellness of the communities we serve. We joined the calls for action that the murders [...]

2021-01-08T08:57:11-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Trans Day of Remembrance – Honoring Our Trans and Non-Binary Siblings

On Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) we remember and honor our trans and non-binary siblings who have been killed at the hands of transphobic and transmisogynistic violence. In 2020, over 350 trans and non-binary folx have been killed around the world, with the large majority being Black and Brown trans women. Within the United States, there have been at least 33 documented cases of trans and non-binary folx [...]

2021-01-08T08:59:55-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Welcome Our New Leadership Staff to the Center!

The Sacramento LGBT Community Center has grown to more than 40 staff and is strategically expanding its leadership team to enhance service for clients, community members, and supporters of the organization. The Center hired Valerie Mayweather in as the Grants & Sustainability Manager, which will expand the organization’s program [...]

2021-01-08T08:53:28-07:00By |Uncategorized|

A Message of Hope to Our Community

Dear Community: Election day has come and gone, and we now await the final results amid the unprecedented challenges of COVID-19, racial injustice, economic insecurity.  If you are feeling anxiety, nervousness, or fear due to the uncertainty of these conditions and their potential impact on the LGBTQ+ community, you [...]

2021-01-08T08:26:28-07:00By |Blogs|
Join us for Big Day of Giving on May 6!

As we eagerly wait for a sense of normalcy, know that 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒖𝒔 for support as we remained open throughout the pandemic. Our services, online and in-person, have grown despite the challenging year. But we're not done... This Big Day of Giving, 𝒄𝒂𝒏 𝒘𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒕 𝒐𝒏 𝒚𝒐𝒖 to keep our momentum going? No gift is too small, and you don't have to wait until May 6!  DONATE NOW.