Queer Youth Updates

A weekly e-newsletter resource for Queer/Ally Youth of Santa Cruz County. A program of the Safe Schools Project.

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Queer Youth Updates Calendar

Agenda

  1. Sep
    29
    Fri

    1. Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      In partnership with the First Christian Church, The Diversity Center’s LGBTQ Youth Program will be holding Queer Youth Meetups in Watsonville starting December 4th! Every Friday after school, youth ages 12 – 18 are invited to join our dynamic team of youth activists and leaders from the Santa Cruz County. This meetup group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meetups; more for you to choose!

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      3:30 pm
      Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
  2. Sep
    30
    Sat

    1. 5th Annual East Bay Youth Pride @ Our Space
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      We welcome you to the 5th Annual East Bay Youth Pride! Our theme this year is “1969: Know Your Roots.” What inspired us for this year’s theme is knowing what started Pride and how it became what it is today.

      Come and enjoy live music, performances, healing services, HIV testing, photo booth, and FREE FOOD!!!!

      Youth Pride is open to folks of all ages! Youth under 24 get in free, and folks over 24 are asked to make a sliding scale donation.

      For more information and access information visit Facebook

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      1:00 pm
      5th Annual East Bay Youth Pride @ Our Space
    2. Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center
      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Saturday Youth Leadership Meet-Up

      Our Saturday group is comprised of youth who have come together to design and implement events and learn leadership skills while connecting with new friends and having a great time. All teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join!

       For more information please visit the Diversity Center Youth Program website.

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      1:00 pm
      Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center
  3. Oct
    6
    Fri

    1. Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      In partnership with the First Christian Church, The Diversity Center’s LGBTQ Youth Program will be holding Queer Youth Meetups in Watsonville starting December 4th! Every Friday after school, youth ages 12 – 18 are invited to join our dynamic team of youth activists and leaders from the Santa Cruz County. This meetup group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meetups; more for you to choose!

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      3:30 pm
      Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
  4. Oct
    7
    Sat

    1. Queer, Trans* & Allied Student Summit Fall 2017 @ Delta High School at Cabrillo
      9:30 am – 2:00 pm

      All Middle School & High School LGBTQIA/Ally Students welcome!

      Meet students throughout Santa Cruz County and beyond — from Watsonville and Salinas to Scotts Valley — who are working to help create safer schools in their community!

      • Lunch and Snacks Provided
      • Experience workshops put on by fellow youth and community members
      • Meet LGBTQIA/Ally Community Leaders
      • Fruit Smoothie Party
      • In collaboration with Gender Spectrum
      • In partnership with the Watsonville Film Festival
      • and more…

      Register Now and Reserve Your Spot! Online Registration Open

      The Fall 2017 Summit theme is “Resist Oppressive Forces: Protect and Unite our Diverse Communities”

      Student leaders and members from the Delta High School Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) student club selected the theme of “Resist Oppressive Forces: Protect and Unite our Diverse Communities.” Their statement reads: LGBT+ folks come from diverse backgrounds. As a community we must stand together in solidarity, united over our commonalities and celebrating our differences.

      When: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 @ 9:30am - 2pm
      Where:  Delta High School at Cabrillo College – Aptos

      Queer, Trans* & Allied Student Fall 2017 Summit

      Sponsored by the Safe Schools Project of Santa Cruz County, a program of the Queer Youth Task Force, and Delta High School’s Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA).

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      9:30 am
      Queer, Trans* & Allied Student Summit Fall 2017 @ Delta High School at Cabrillo
    2. Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center
      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Saturday Youth Leadership Meet-Up

      Our Saturday group is comprised of youth who have come together to design and implement events and learn leadership skills while connecting with new friends and having a great time. All teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join!

       For more information please visit the Diversity Center Youth Program website.

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      1:00 pm
      Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center
    3. Diversity Center’s Transmasculine Youth Group – 1st & 3rd Saturday @ The Diversity Center Santa Cruz County
      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

      Join us at The Diversity Center for our Transmasculine Youth group. We offer an accepting and open space for like-minded youth to share experiences, support, and exciting activities. All transmasculine spectrum youth are welcome!

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      4:00 pm
      Diversity Center’s Transmasculine Youth Group – 1st & 3rd Saturday @ The Diversity Center Santa Cruz County
  5. Oct
    10
    Tue

    1. PFLAG of Santa Cruz County Monthly Meeting @ Peace United Church of Christ
      7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

      “Coffee & Conversation”

      Please join us at our PFLAG meeting for coffee and conversation. Everyone is welcome as we strive to more fully meet the needs of parents, family, friends, and members of the LGBTQ community. We welcome your support and participation.

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      7:00 pm
      PFLAG of Santa Cruz County Monthly Meeting @ Peace United Church of Christ
  6. Oct
    13
    Fri

    1. Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
      3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

      In partnership with the First Christian Church, The Diversity Center’s LGBTQ Youth Program will be holding Queer Youth Meetups in Watsonville starting December 4th! Every Friday after school, youth ages 12 – 18 are invited to join our dynamic team of youth activists and leaders from the Santa Cruz County. This meetup group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meetups; more for you to choose!

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      3:30 pm
      Diversity Center LGBTQ Youth Meet-Ups – Every Friday! @ First Christian Church
  7. Oct
    14
    Sat

    1. Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center
      1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

      Saturday Youth Leadership Meet-Up

      Our Saturday group is comprised of youth who have come together to design and implement events and learn leadership skills while connecting with new friends and having a great time. All teens in middle school and high school are welcome to join!

       For more information please visit the Diversity Center Youth Program website.

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      1:00 pm
      Queer Youth Leadership Meet-Up @ The Diversity Center