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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 [...]

2019-10-24T11:12:28-07:00By |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 [...]

2019-10-10T11:12:41-07:00By |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+ [...]

2019-09-06T15:14:32-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Modesto Pride and “Straight Pride”

Photo by: Andy Alfaro On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, there is a group in Modesto organizing a "straight pride" parade on August 24 at Graceada Park. The California Straight Pride Coalition has applied for a city permit to host this event and is expecting around 500 attendees. This will be the first [...]

2019-08-12T17:19:35-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Post-Pride Letter to the Community

Dear Community--This message is a follow up to SacPride 2019 on two important topics: listening to feedback that will assist in planning for SacPride in 2020; and interaction and engagement with the Sacramento Police Department. We want to hear from you, so please share your feedback through the survey [...]

2019-06-25T23:10:36-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Johnson Family Foundation Awards Capacity Building Grant to the Center

Earlier in February, The Johnson Family Foundation awarded a $20,000 capacity building grant to the Sacramento LGBT Community Center as part of its Mental Health Initiative in collaboration with CenterLink, the Community of LGBT Centers. This grant will help the Center expand and renovate new space and create a [...]

2020-01-15T10:50:05-07:00By |Blogs, Uncategorized|
COVID-19 : Restricted Services, Response, and Update on Events at the Center

For more than 40 years the Center has supported the health and wellness of the most marginalized. We understand there is increasing concern amid the Coronavirus outbreak and we want to assure you that the health and safety of our clients, staff, and community are of paramount importance. Read more about the precautionary actions the Center is doing here.