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A note from the CEO…

Dear Friend: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives in unimaginable ways. Our work, schools, relationships, and our individual well-being have all suffered. I’m very proud that at the Sacramento LGBT Community Center we have not only persevered through these challenges, but thrived. We adapted services like offering [...]

2021-11-18T14:45:56-08:00By |Blogs, LGBT History|

Join our LGBTQ+ Townhall: Sac PD Interactions with TGNC Community

In 2019, stakeholders came together to develop a standard for police interactions with transgender and gender nonconforming community members. We’re now looking for community input on the policy as we work with the City of Sacramento Community Police Review Commission and other community organizations to have this policy adopted [...]

Help us Grow Our Advocacy

Earlier this month community came together at Crocker Park in Downtown Sacramento to celebrate National Transgender Visibility March. It was a beautiful day with so many powerful speakers, performances, and organizations taking the stage to share what the day meant to them and their hopes for the future. We were honored [...]

LGBTQ Training Now a Police Requirement in CA

New LGBTQ Training for Police starts 2019 A new law signed, that Gov. Jerry Brown signed this week, requires police officers to undergo training on sexual orientation and gender identity in order to better deal with minority groups in the state of California. Assembly Bill 2504 requires the Commission [...]