You’re Invited to a “Sneak Peek” of Our New S.T.E.P. House on Big Day of Giving, May 2nd.
Join us next Thursday, May 2nd for an exclusive sneak peak of our new 12-bed Short-term Transitional Emergency Program (STEP) service in celebration of Big Day of Giving.
The most vulnerable in the community are queer and transgender youth, especially youth of color. And it is our goal to bring together the community to help create this space where LGBTQ+ youth can transition from unstable living conditions and into a warm, affirming and accepting family of community members. We hope to demystify and destigmatize the perception of homelessness and emergency shelters. Creating a welcoming space at the STEP house is a first step in building a region where LGBTQ+ people thrive.
Tune in to our Facebook Live broadcast on Thursday, May 2nd at 10am to check it out or RSVP here to stop by and get a closer look!
CALLS TO ACTION:
- Support the Center by donating on May 2nd or today. The Center is a proud participant of the Big Day of Giving (BDOG). You can donate now up until 11:59 p.m. PST on May 2 here. [Feel free to make a donation onsite at our STEP House and be featured on our Facebook Live broadcast ! Just make sure to RSVP here.]
- Share your story about why the Center means so much to you on social media for Big Day of Giving! Whether that is a quick social media post or a video, the more people know about us and the work we do, the better.
- Watch our Facebook Live broadcast on Thursday, May 2 at 10am. We know it is a work day and many will be busy, but check in from time to time to comment, react, and share!
The new STEP and existing TLP are made possible with grants from the California Office Emergency Services (CalOES), funded by the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) and matching funds from the City of Sacramento and private LGBT Center donors. The Host Home pilot program is funded through the City of Sacramento’s Homelessness Emergency Assistance Program (HEAP) allocation and the support of private Center donors. City of Sacramento funding is expected to be approved by the City Council on April 23, 2019 with the support of Councilmember Hansen and Mayor Steinberg, who have been leaders in the fight to end youth homelessness in Sacramento. The new programs will launch later this spring and summer.
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center works to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive. We support the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocate for equality and justice, and work to build a culturally rich LGBTQ community.