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As the Sacramento LGBT Community Center, we want to create a region where LGBTQ people thrive. But more than that, we also aim to inform and activate our friends and family so that we can promote equality for all. Stay up to date with the latest happenings at the Center as well as LGBTQ and human rights issues internationally by checking out our regular blogs.

We want to make sure you know about all the services, events and legislation that matters most to you!

And feel free to reach out to us if you have any news that you think the Center’s community would find helpful — your voice matters to us.

 

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|

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|

Recognizing LGBTQ+ CEOs in Sacramento!

Too often, corporate boardrooms are largely filled with straight and cis-gendered folx. However, over the past years Sacramento has seen a rise in more LGBTQ+ executives challenging the status quo. It is inspiring to finally see representation from our business leaders who continue to advocate for inclusion and push [...]

2021-01-08T08:38:43-07:00By |Blogs|

Strengthening partnership amid uniform controversy

Sacramento Police Department and Sacramento LGBT Community Center strengthen partnership amid uniform controversy  The Sacramento Police Department (Department) and the Sacramento LGBT Community Center (Center) have committed to strengthening their partnership through community engagement strategies intended to ensure the safety and dignity of all when engaging with law enforcement, including those who are LGBTQ. As part of the partnership, Department police officers, many of whom are LGBTQ themselves, will be welcome [...]

2019-06-25T12:32:12-07:00By |Blogs, Human Rights, LGBT Events|

Meet the Grand Marshals for SacPride 2019

We are blown away that we received more than 5,400 votes in the poll to pick this year's Community Grand Marshal! Thank you to everyone that voted and shared the public poll. With such a strong showing, we are pleased to bring you three Grand Marshals this year that each have [...]

El Centro Comunitario LGBTQ de Sacramento lanza servicios bilingües para la comunidad hispano hablante y miembros Latinx

Para servir mejor a la comunidad LGBTQ+ que vive en la región de Sacramento, en El Centro Comunitario LGBT de Sacramento nos encontramos felices de anunciar el lanzamiento de Latinx Sin Fronteras, nuestro nuevo departamento de servicios bilingües, con una posición de tiempo completo y otra de medio tiempo en nuestro [...]

Meet the Pride Award Recipients

The Pride Awards Gala is fast approaching and we are ready to announce the four recipients for this year's event. You won't want to miss the opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Meet the awardees and get your tickets today! Awardee: Jane Ama Mantey, Ph.D. [...]

Thank You For Being a Part of Big Day of Giving

Big Day of Giving was such a beautifully rewarding 24 hours of raising awareness and funds for our growing organization. Thank you for tuning in and joining us for Big Day of Giving 2019. We can’t thank you enough for your support! Yesterday, you learned about the Center, our [...]

Exclusive sneak peek of our new STEP House on Big Day of Giving!

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 [...]

2019-04-26T10:55:27-07:00By |Blogs, Resources|
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.