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Double the impact of your gift today. Don’t delay!

Earlier this month we asked the community to raise $20,000 on #GivingTuesday to launch our year-end campaign and close our budget gap. Thank you for stepping up to meet our community's growing needs! As you may know, we opened our new Short-Term Emergency Placement (S.T.E.P.) house in July and [...]

2019-12-19T16:33:34-08:00By |Uncategorized|

A dream realized. Javier’s new beginning.

Remember Javier? Let’s refresh your memory. From an early age Javier knew he was gay and while attending elementary school in Mexico he - like many of his classmates - had crushes on fellow students. The only difference was that he liked some of the boys... He didn't realize why he [...]

2019-11-27T21:48:53-08:00By |Uncategorized|

For LGBTQ people, the holidays can be very stressful…

When your family doesn’t accept you... By: Guest Contributor, Rachel Mayfield (Sacramento News & Review) It was a typical L.A. Christmas—quiet, uneventful and a little too warm for sweaters. My extended family had crowded into the dining room for a traditional holiday feast, one of the rare occasions we [...]

2019-11-22T16:57:20-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Sacramento Holds the First Ever Trans Family Day

Trans Family Day took place on Saturday, September 21 at Southside Park. To commemorate the event, the Center’s PrEP Navigator and founder of Melanin Movement, Elizah Claborne Crosby, wrote about her experience at Trans Family Day and the planning process that went on behind it. “Trans Family Day is [...]

2019-10-24T11:12:28-08:00By |Uncategorized|

Sacramento LGBT Community Center Hosts Open House to Celebrate New Location

This past Saturday, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center held an open house to celebrate its new location and welcome the public. The community event featured remarks from the Center’s Chief Executive Officer David Heitstuman, and special guest remarks from Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Councilmember Steve Hansen, and Sutter Health. The [...]

2019-10-10T11:12:41-08:00By |Uncategorized|

LGBT Center Announces Half-Million Dollar Investment from Sutter Health

Today, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center announced a $500,000 capacity building investment from Sutter Health as it opened its new location at 2012 K Street in Lavender Heights. The investment will support increased access for LGBTQ+ people to preventive sexual health and mental health support, homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ [...]

2019-09-06T15:14:32-08:00By |Uncategorized|