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LGBTQ Center OC to mark its 50-year anniversary with a virtual ball - Los Angeles Times

LGBTQ Center OC to mark its 50-year anniversary with a virtual ball - Los Angeles Times | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
In 1971, the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center of Orange County was established as a volunteer-based 24/7 helpline just two years after the Stonewall riots in New York.
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New Resource For Iowa's Latinx LGBTQ Teens

New Resource For Iowa's Latinx LGBTQ Teens | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
Q Chat Space founder Deborah Levine wants to reach out to Iowa's LGBTQ Latinx teens because they could not find many other resources for them. "Other community organizations might not be able to provide a space that's in Spanish language, might not be able to provide space for youth specifically, that have a particular identity. So Q Chat Space was really conceptualized to address that," she said.
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City partners with Pride Center for GR Police and Fire Department training | wzzm13.com

City partners with Pride Center for GR Police and Fire Department training | wzzm13.com | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
The training program will be designed to expand capacity and build awareness of inclusive public safety practices that recognize, affirm and show mutual respect for 2-SLGBTQIA+ community members and intersecting identities.
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LA LGBT Center opens youth housing

The Los Angeles LGBT Center previewed a new landmark youth housing development Thursday. Built from the ground up in a former parking lot
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Las Vegas LGBTQ center reopening with in-person services, programming | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines | fox5vegas.com

Las Vegas LGBTQ center reopening with in-person services, programming | Las Vegas Local Breaking News, Headlines | fox5vegas.com | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
 “We did our best this past year as many of our support groups were able to meet online and as restrictions eased, we did socially distanced events outside in our parking lot,” Nicole McNee, The Center’s volunteer and senior programs manager. “Bringing back in-person opportunities is the best way to serve and grow members.”
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LGBTQ+ organization opens new food pantry and resource center in Northridge

LGBTQ+ organization opens new food pantry and resource center in Northridge | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

Have a Gay Day’s multi-purpose center is now open in Dayton. They are offering free food, free resources, and more to the LGBTQ+ community, and also the greater Dayton community.
Executive Director, Michael Knote, says the non-profit was started as a Facebook page to raise money and support for the family of Jamey Rodemeyer.

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Vaccine Hesitancy in the LGBTQ Community Poses Potential Challenge | Healthiest Communities Health News | US News

The lack of data plays into the lack of trust "our community has with doctors," Executive Director, Mardi Moore says.

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WATCH NOW: Community leaders promote need for LGBTQ inclusivity at Carthage panel discussion | Local News | kenoshanews.com

WATCH NOW: Community leaders promote need for LGBTQ inclusivity at Carthage panel discussion | Local News | kenoshanews.com | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
The mayors of Kenosha and Racine, along with LGBTQ leaders and allies, took part in a Carthage College panel Monday night discussing the work they have done — and continue to do — for inclusivity, equity and equality in their communities.
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Press Release: Brooklyn Community Pride Center welcomes new board president

Press Release: Brooklyn Community Pride Center welcomes new board president | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
"Sonelius's passion for and commitment to our shared vision at Brooklyn Community Pride Center is exemplary," said Chief Executive Officer Floyd Rumohr
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One-n-ten nonprofit helps fight unemployment in LGBTQ youth

One-n-ten nonprofit helps fight unemployment in LGBTQ youth | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

CenterLink member center One-n-ten received a $7,500 grant this year for its Youth Education and Success program from Season for Sharing, which is The Arizona Republic's annual holiday giving campaign.

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Center on Halsted's Valle, artist Sam Kirk among Latinx Community Champions - 424 - 2020-10-14 Windy City Times - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News

Center on Halsted's Valle, artist Sam Kirk among Latinx Community Champions - 424 - 2020-10-14 Windy City Times - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
Windy City Times News - Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will join the Office of Community Engagement and other City leaders for a celebratory virtual event to commemorate Latinx Heritage Month by honoring 19 Campeones de la Communidad Latina (Latinx Community Champions)
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Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will join the Office of Community Engagement and other City leaders for a celebratory virtual event to commemorate Latinx Heritage Month by honoring 19 "Campeones de la Communidad Latina" ( "Latinx Community Champions" ) for their commitment to supporting and advocating for Chicago's multiethnic and multicultural Latinx community.

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LGBT Center of Reading offering Professional Counseling Services

LGBT Center of Reading offering Professional Counseling Services | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
Now, more than ever, our community is in desperate need of help.  So many are experiencing isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to ongoing oppression, hatred, bigotry, barriers to care, and access to mental health resources.
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The LA LGBT Center Launches a Search for a New CEO as Lori Jean Announces Her 2022 Retirement

The LA LGBT Center Launches a Search for a New CEO as Lori Jean Announces Her 2022 Retirement | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced that CEO Lorri Jean will retire in July 2022, and it is now launching what is expected to be a lengthy search for her successor.
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How COVID affected LGBTQ services in NYC | Pride and Pandemic

How COVID affected LGBTQ services in NYC | Pride and Pandemic | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
"A lot of our fundraising is based on getting the community together, in a room, in some way, and celebrating and raising money," said Glennda Testone, the executive director of the LGBT Center. "And we have not been able to do that for a year."
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Maine Equality Community Center Will Bring Multiple LGBTQ Groups Under One Roof

Maine Equality Community Center Will Bring Multiple LGBTQ Groups Under One Roof | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

Maine's Equality Community Center is moving one step closer to the dream originally conceived by the organization's founders.

CenterLink member center purchased a building in Portland that will house several LGBTQ and allied organizations, including Equality Maine, Pride Portland!, the Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network, PFLAG and MaineTransNet.

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LGBT people of color disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, Cleveland center provides assistance

LGBT people of color disproportionately impacted by COVID-19, Cleveland center provides assistance | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
"A lot of those avenues for income were not no longer available, so then that has like this huge ripple effect around housing, around food security, around access to health care," said Gulnar Feerasta with the LGBT Community Center of Cleveland.
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Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Moves to Meet Clients’ Needs

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Moves to Meet Clients’ Needs | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center announces its move back home to their original location at 315 W. Court Street.
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A New LBGTQ+ Food Pantry And Resource Center Opens In Northridge

A New LBGTQ+ Food Pantry And Resource Center Opens In Northridge | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

Have A Gay Day has a new space...
CenterLink member center Have A Gay Day has transformed a large storefront on Needmore Road into a food pantry and community center.

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Bay Area Reporter :: News Briefs: LGBTQ groups to receive COVID grants

Bay Area Reporter :: News Briefs: LGBTQ groups to receive COVID grants | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

"We're following the same kind of model we used to reach census tracts," Executive Director Brian Poth said, explaining that the grant will allow the Source to answer people's questions about COVID vaccinations, testing, and other issues.

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Artist Talk Series Gives Visibility to LGBTQ Artists

Artist Talk Series Gives Visibility to LGBTQ Artists | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
With concerts, plays, and movie-making seemingly non-existent, the art community is struggling amid the pandemic.
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The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland is launching an artist talk series for 2021

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New LGBTQ center fills need in north suburban communities of Lake County

New LGBTQ center fills need in north suburban communities of Lake County | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
Nikki Michele moved from Racine, Wisc., where she had lived since 2006, to Waukegan, Ill., about six months ago, so yes, the pandemic certainly impacted her new homelife with her partner, Tracy Sorensen, and their four children (ages 4-11).“Moving to a new city and state during a pandemic is a stran
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Resource Center plans senior housing

Resource Center plans senior housing | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

According to statistics provided by Resource Center, North Texas is home to 13,246 LGBTQ seniors, and that number is expected to double in the next 10 years and triple by 2050.

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Affirmations Updates Public on Programs, Finances and the Future

Affirmations Updates Public on Programs, Finances and the Future | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
FERNDALE — When Dave Garcia came back to his old job as Executive Director of Affirmations community center after five years working for the nation’s
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LGBT Center of Reading Announces Expansion of Services and Space

LGBT Center of Reading Announces Expansion of Services and Space | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it

Congrats to CenterLink member center The LGBT Center of Greater Reading is excited to announce information regarding our expansion to include new programming, services, events and space!

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MAKING A MARK: Norfolk LGBTQ group supports community during pandemic

MAKING A MARK: Norfolk LGBTQ group supports community during pandemic | LGBTQ Community | Scoop.it
As COVID-19 impacts people around the world, some populations are facing unique risks. The LGBT Life Center is targeting its services amid the crisis.
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