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What's new at The Center's Sunburst Youth Housing Project?

What's new at The Center's Sunburst Youth Housing Project?

If we are are fortunate, we know the feeling of home -  and how good it feels to have safety, security, and even a few upgrades to our living situation and the difference it makes. San Diego is experiencing a housing crisis and our LGBTQ community is significantly impacted.

Advocacy update from The Center

The Center is encouraging individuals to check their voter registration in advance of the upcoming Sept. 14 CA Gubernatorial Recall Election.

With the start of August, The Center is picking up our community engagement efforts on two important civic engagement actions. First, as announced by the California Secretary of State, a special election will be held on September 14th for the California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

Jewel joins GLAAD's Summer of Equality campaign

Jewel joins GLAAD's Summer of Equality campaign

This week, GLAAD partnered with the Freedom & Opportunity For All Coalition and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel to send phone messages to LGBTQ people and allies across the United States inviting them to participate in a virtual town hall to learn more about the Equality Act and what they can do to support it. 

The Center's Housing Services

The Center's Housing Services

As we know, San Diego is experiencing a housing crisis and many in our LGBTQ community are experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness. 40% of youth who are homeless are LGBTQ, and we know that their lives, as well those of LGBTQ adults, are significantly harder, and that real disparities exist in housing for our community.

Help clean-up Hillcrest after Pride!

Help clean-up Hillcrest after Pride!
San Diego Pride is the biggest time of the year in Hillcrest, with tens of thousands of people descending on the neighborhood to celebrate. And while we love nothing more than celebrating with our community, lots of people in the area can mean lots of trash and litter left behind.
 

No Pride Without Trans Youth report issued

No Pride Without Trans Youth report issued

Led by the wisdom and stories of young trans and nonbinary leaders, Gender Justice Leadership Programs offers a community report-back on what we saw, felt, and learned throughout the 2021 Spring Legislative Session.

Take What You Need expands to include pet food pantry and footwear programs

Take What You Need expands to include pet food pantry and footwear programs
The organization that operates the heavily utilized weekly "Take What You Need" food distribution, Williams Community Assistance Foundation, has announced that their board of directors has launched two new programs: "A Step Forward" and the "Pet Food Pantry."