The Sacramento LGBT Community Center’s annual Pride Awards Gala recognizes individuals and organizations whose compassion, generosity and community service create a safer, more welcoming, collaborative, and just community. Award recipients demonstrate their pride through both their work and in the way they live their lives every day. “The leaders [...]
The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental of California, provided a $10,000 grant to the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. The grant will significantly help support the Center's mission to creating a region where LGBTQ+ people thrive. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center has had [...]
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center’s Sac Pride event brought together thousands to virtually celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.
The Sacramento LGBT Community Center, one of the region’s largest LGBTQ+ nonprofits, held its first virtual Sacramento Pride event last week. Due to COVID-19, organizers decided to move forward with an online event in an effort to help celebrate their community during difficult times. Additionally, in support of the [...]
Sac Pride is happening VIRTUALLY in 2020! Please enjoy the following trailer and follow us on social media @SacLGBTCenter and @SacPride for more updates.
Dear Community: At a time of national demonstrations in support of Black lives and against systemic racism and during a national health crisis, it is heartening to receive good news from the U.S. Supreme Court. The Title VII decision, announced on June 15, affirms that all Americans should be treated equally under the law. The Supreme Court ruled that employers do not have a [...]
“As long as my people don't have their rights across America, there's no reason for celebration" – Marsha P. Johnson Although we are at the beginning of Pride month, there is very little to feel proud about.The quote above by Marsha P. Johnson is a reminder that although the [...]
Black Lives Matter. I am writing you today in anguish. My heart continues to break as the deep pain that is being felt in and for the Black community throughout the country. In response to violence and tragic loss of Black lives, protests have taken place in cities large and small across the U.S., including here [...]
“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Those words, written over 30 years ago by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, remind us that indifference can never bridge the divide of hate. And, today, they should serve as a call to action to [...]
In response to the murder of 46-year-old George Floyd, an unarmed Black man killed by police in Minneapolis on Monday and a series of violent acts against people of color across the country, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center issues the following statement: “We are heartbroken, angry, and disgusted by [...]
LGBTQ Community Centers See Increased Need and Decreased Income as a Result of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Recognizing the significant challenges LGBTQ community centers are facing due to COVID-19 pandemic, CenterLink conducted a short survey of their member centers to take the financial pulse of our communities. Among the results of the survey: Centers noted current or expected increase in types of needs of clients or [...]