The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation (SDSCF) has granted $195,209 in funding for nine local organizations that support vulnerable older people across San Diego County. The San Diego LGBT Community Center was one of the grantees, receiving approximately $50,000.
by Rebekah Hook-Held - San Diego LGBT Community Center
Last Tuesday, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in a court of law for the murder of George Floyd; guilty of all three charges: second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter.
by Ian Johnson - Director of Development, San Diego LGBT Community Center
The Center’s Signature Events have looked very different over the past year during the pandemic; some were cancelled altogether, and others have been reimagined to be safe for the community, while also raising critical funds for The Center.
by Cara Dessert - CEO, San Diego LGBT Community Center
We all appreciate the power of human connection in a deeper way, having all experienced more isolation since COVID-19. At the start of the pandemic, The Center knew how important connection was for our LGBTQ community and that we would be disproportionately affected by this terrible virus. We also knew that, as we have done for 50 years, that we had to help!
John Hazen McConnell died peacefully in his sleep on December 30, 2020, with his beloved partner Kevin Hewitt at his side, according to a March 19, 2021 obituary in the San Diego Union-Tribune. McConnell was 70 years old.
Join our partners at San Diego Pride as we all virtually celebrate Transgender Day of Empowerment on Friday, April 2, 2021 from 6pm-7pm! On this special evening, enjoy speeches, live performances, community awards, and more!