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. Mar
    24
    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. Mar
    25
    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
    2. Our Gente LGBTQIA+ Youth Program: “Queering Through the Decades” @ The Epicenter
      5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Join us for the last event of our self-care series. It will be a night of dancing and fun through the decades with your local Queer and Trans community. Free food!

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      5:00 pm
      Our Gente LGBTQIA+ Youth Program: “Queering Through the Decades” @ The Epicenter
  3. Mar
    28
    Tue

    1. Pizza Fundraiser for Pajaro Valley Pride Scholarship @ Cassidy’s Pizza
      5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Come join us for an evening of yummy pizza, and help us raise money for the Pajaro Valley Pride Scholarshipsupporting local youth graduating from high school.

      20% of the Take-Out or Dine-In orders will go towards the scholarship supporting local youth.

      Facebook evite: facebook.com/events/231642350633501/

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      5:00 pm
      Pizza Fundraiser for Pajaro Valley Pride Scholarship @ Cassidy’s Pizza
  4. Mar
    31
    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
  5. Apr
    1
    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
    2. 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
  6. Apr
    7
    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. Party in the Closet! @ First Christian Church
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      You don’t need to be out to get down! Party in the closet and dance the Prom night away with your queer-identified friends! Bring a date, bring the squad, or just bring yourself. Food and beverages provided.

      • This event is for high school students ages 14 – 18 only

      • Entrance with school ID or California ID

      • Bag check at the door

      This event is brought to you by the Diversity Center’s Youth Program in collaboration with Pajaro Valley Pride and the First Christian Church.

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      7:00 pm
      Party in the Closet! @ First Christian Church
  7. Apr
    8
    Sat

    1. International Transgender Day of Visibility (all-day)
      Apr 8

      “Observed each year on March 31, International Transgender Day of Visibility is a day to celebrate the courage it takes to live openly and authentically, while also recognizing the leadership of transgender and gender nonconforming trailblazers who have led the charge in the fight for equality.”

      Read more in The Human Rights Campaign

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      International Transgender Day of Visibility (all-day)
    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