Study With Pride is a tutoring group for LGBTQQIA+ youth. Youth are invited to stop by for homework help and tutoring on topics, such as math, science, and writing. Everyone is welcomed to also hang out, socialize and take a break from school! We also offer a discord server for youth to hang out, post memes, and ask for help with school work, for more information contact the facilitator.
We want to welcome all LGBTQ+ immigrants to this Drop-in space where you can share your thoughts, feelings, resources, chisme, or anything else that you would like to share. This drop-in space will be held every Wednesday from 4:00pm-5:00pm PST via Zoom. If this time does not work for you, we can arrange another time. Queremos dar la bienvenida a todos los inmigrantes LGBTQ+ a esta 'Hora Abierta' donde pueden compartir sus pensamientos, sentimientos, recursos, chismes y cualquier otra cosa que guste compartir. Esta hora abierta va ser cada Miércoles de 4:00p.m -5:00p.m PST a través de Zoom. Si este horario no te funciona, podemos coordinar otro horario.
Cisn’t is a closed social space for transgender, intersex, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and questioning youth 13-18. The purpose of this group is to create a supportive and inclusive environment in which one’s gender may be freely expressed and respected. Given that the majority of transgender students feel unsafe in school, it is important to provide a safe and welcoming environment that caters to the direct needs of transgender youth. Two adult group facilitators offer discussion topics relating to the transgender community while leaving space for youth to connect with peers and participate in engaging activities and community events, such as Transgender Day of Visibility, OC Trans Pride, and Transgender Day of Remembrance.
The Smoking Undermines Progress (SUP) Coalition is a community of advocates ages 13-24, who wish to help inform our community and educate them about the consequences of using nicotine products that stems from a judgement-free mindset. The SUP Coalition aims to establish smoke-free LGBTQ+ events, and prevent tobacco product usage among LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as ally youth and young adults in Orange County. If interested, please reach out to our Tobacco Project Health Navigator, Kalei Lehua (she/they) via email: firstname.lastname@example.org to see about joining the coalition! Meetings are held on Discord on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 6pm-7:30pm. Meetings begin with a check in with one another followed by discussion and collaboration to create plans for future events. We also conduct meetings via Zoom (or in-person if permitted) with those in charge of community engagement, take part in outreach to table the idea of making [...]
The Parent's Processing Group is a therapeutic group where parents can work together on processing their thoughts, feelings, and experiences with their children coming out, being in the LGBTQ community, gain peer insight from other parents, and reflect on difficulties based on parenting a child in the community. This is a free and open group for any parents who are interested in joining
Do you need help preparing for your citizenship exam? Join us on our FREE weekly classes where there will be lessons on History, Civics, and practice Mock interviews.
Rainbow Group is a social drop-in group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and allied youth ages 13-18. Three adult mentors facilitate group activities and discussions to provide a safe and supportive environment, where youth can make lifelong connections with their peers and develop a positive sense of identity. On a monthly basis, we invite guest speakers from different community organizations to speak in order to increase the educational component of our program. Youth are able to learn about different topics, such as STI and HIV prevention, relationships and setting boundaries, consent, dating, sexual self-care, gender identity, coming out, advocacy, empowerment, student rights, bullying and harassment, drugs and alcohol, mental health and suicide prevention.
The goals of this group are: to create a safe, comfortable place to express feelings, exploration of self through group process and reflection, enhancing sense of self through awareness and acceptance, and to support and be supported. Ages 18 and over.