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Staying Safe During Winter Flood Season

Northern California has recently been hit with severe winter January storms. As a result, many folks are looking for resources and tips to help prepare, respond, and recover to storm damage and floods. Here are some tips to follow: Be aware of your risk. Know whether your [...]

2023-01-10T14:50:41-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Meet Charlotte.

With five days left before the start of a new year would you consider taking advantage of your charitable intents by making a gift before 11:59pm on Dec. 31st? As you know, the Sacramento LGBT Community Center is a 501c(3) tax-exempt charity recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. We are also [...]

2022-12-27T11:14:41-07:00By |Uncategorized|

The Key is Prevention

You are really stepping it up this holiday season. We are now just halfway to meeting our biggest goal to date. To think that our stretch goal five years ago was to raise $15,000 is unfathomable. What a reflection of your commitment to our agency and more importantly, to our LGBTQ+ community members in need. We [...]

2022-12-27T11:11:34-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Charlie was sleeping in his car.

We've got a little more than 16 days remaining and we are nearly halfway through our biggest campaign ever! More so, we are excited to announce a last minute matching gift from our friends at that will double your impact up to to $25,000.00! Thank you to everyone who pitched in [...]

2022-12-18T14:40:56-07:00By |Uncategorized|

I wish I had the courage…

Where did the year go? Next thing you know, it'll be 2023. It may look like we're back to pre-pandemic days, but the impact is still felt as we return to in-person life. Despite the loss of $650,000 in 2021 event revenue and the challenges of providing services as [...]

2022-12-13T10:00:57-07:00By |Uncategorized|

I would have spent it alone.

Over the weekend we saw yet another senseless act of violence towards our community... and on a day when we gather to remember the many Trans community members lost due to violence - Trans Day of Remembrance. What has happened in Colorado at Club Q is a stark reminder [...]

2022-11-23T14:53:00-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Midterm Elections 2022

As Director of Advocacy and Training, I have the privilege of overseeing Governmental Affairs for the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. Part of this work is keeping up to date on the city, county, state, and federal political landscape and its implication for LGBTQ+ rights. Every election, [...]

2022-11-15T13:48:35-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Places to thrive…

It’s not lost on us that the LGBTQ+ community experiences disproportionate difficulty with career admittance, retention, benefits, and challenging work environments. Oftentimes, the lack of work threatens a person and their family’s ability to keep a roof over their head, or food on their table, as evidenced with the [...]

2022-11-10T13:32:06-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Thinking local, going global

You'll hear lots of reasons to give as we approach Giving Tuesday. Give because you care. Give because it could have been you. Give to make the world a better place... How about giving the gift of knowledge and lifelong learning? Our Outreach and Training Institute is emerging as [...]

2022-11-03T14:33:49-07:00By |Uncategorized|

Good things come in threes

Felix, Ash, and Bryn were unsheltered for over three months here in Sacramento... 2,328 miles away from where they were originally from. These best friends fled Tennessee to pursue a new chapter in California - and what better place than its capital? They believed this recent change would bring [...]

2022-10-27T11:53:07-07:00By |Uncategorized|
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