North Bay LGBTQI Families Forms Parent Leadership Circle

Join the 2019 Parent Leadership Circle! We are seeking the next succession of proactive parent volunteers to take on leadership roles within North Bay LGBTQI Families. Working alongside our active founding members, the Leadership Circle will form a cohort and move through a series of workshops and team building activities over the next 6 months. Parent Leaders(…)

Happening this Month at Marin’s LGBTQI Spahr Center

Our pantry is open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon – 5pm. Please come in to visit us during those hours. If there is something you’d like us to stock in the pantry please contact Bri at bsilva@thespahrcenter.orgCal Fresh 2019 UpdateGreat News! For the first time, beginning in June 2019, clients who have Social Security Income will be(…)

Local Transgender Community Unifies for Visibility March on March 31

Local Sonoma County transgender community members and their allies are sponsoring a march in Courthouse Square, Santa Rosa at 1pm on Sunday, March 31st.  The purpose of the event is to support a national day of action for transgender visibility in the pursuit of equal protection and inclusion for members of the North Bay community.(…)

Free LGBT+ Awareness Training for Caregivers Starts April 11

Caregivers are invited to improve their skills by attending one of eight, free, LGBT+ Awareness Trainings through November hosted by the IHSS Public Authority, Sonoma County Area Agency on Aging, SAGECare and LGBTQ Connections. The free program will train and certify 180 care providers about the needs of LGBT+ older adults and LGBT+ adults with disabilities. The first four-hour(…)

County, State and Federal Agencies Helping Flood-impacted River Businesses

County officials are working to bring programs to help businesses get back on their feet. State and Federal officials are still working to determine Federal Disaster status that will unlock FEMA support.  The Local Assistance Center set up at the Bank of America Building in Guerneville will be open from 9-6 through next weekend –(…)

Many LGBTQI Films Slated for Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival

Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival 2019 is pleased to partner again with OUTwatch, Wine Country’s LGBTQI Film Festival, to offer a slate of films curated by the OUTwatch producers as part of our program. Look for the OW icons in the program! SDFF 2019: 4 LGBTQI features, 2 LGBTQI shorts plus 4 more films about strong women: LGBTQI FeaturesThe Rest I Make(…)

Santa Rosa Symphony Youth Ensembles Perform in Free Mini-concerts

a On Saturday afternoon, March 23, musicians and faculty from the Santa Rosa Symphony Institute for Music Education will play music in various Railroad Square venues. These “Music Around Town” performances are free to the public. The Institute has partnered with a select group of historic businesses and venues to create community and expose more(…)