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UC San Diego to Honor World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt Display

The University of California San Diego will recognize World AIDS Day on Friday, Dec. 1 to draw attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on the San Diego community, the nation and the globe.  In honor of the international event, which was established in 1988, the campus will sponsor a number of free activities open to the public(…)

Help End HIV in Sonoma County On National Giving Day Tuesday Nov. 28

Face yo Face’s clients, staff, and volunteers have been devastated by the fires which swept through our beloved county in early October. Our compassionate team of professionals kept the doors open during the week of the fires, fulfilling our mission through limited services. Even with these recent losses, we have never been more optimistic about the(…)

Enroll, Renew Covered California by Dec. 15 for Jan. 1 Coverage

Covered California renewal and open enrollment periods have begun. Individuals and families can buy brand-name, private health insurance under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Anyone can buy health insurance through Covered California, but eligibility for aid to help pay for a plan is based on income. Covered California(…)

Equality California Institute Launches Safe and Supportive Schools Survey

Equality California Institute (EQCAI) officially launched its Safe and Supportive Schools Index by distributing a survey to each of California’s 330 unified school districts. The survey is a collaborative effort led by EQCAI to measure, assess, and make public the efforts of unified school districts to implement laws that protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and(…)

California Approves LGBT-inclusive Textbooks

On Thursday, September 29th, the California Department of Education’s Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) voted to approve 10 History-Social Science K-8 textbooks which were inclusive of the LGBT content mandated by the state’s 2016 History-Social Science Framework. Most were approved conditional upon edits provided by the FAIR Education Act Implementation Coalition, a group of LGBT advocacy(…)