Gala Pride & Diversity Center

Through education, support, recreation, advocacy, and partnerships,

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

Gala Pride & Diversity Center

Through education, support, recreation, advocacy, and partnerships,

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

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Our Mission Statement

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center supports and empowers people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions to strengthen and unite our Central Coast Community.

About The Gala Pride and Diversity Center

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center has been providing support, encouraging diversity and inclusion since before its incorporation in 1997. From more than 10 years we have owned our beautiful center at 

1060 Palm Street, San Luis Obispo.

LGBTQ+ Community Resources

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find support services.

Get Involved

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive. This is done by volunteers, Gala Pride and Diversity Center staff, and individuals just like you! Join us in our continuing efforts to lift up our LGBTQ+ community by Volunteering, and/or Donating today.

Working Hard For YOU

Resources

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for the LGBTQ+ community.

Bathroom Sign

Mike Hughes, of Tranz Central Coast, designed all-gender restroom signs as a temporary measure while you order a more permanent solution. View/Print HERE.

Donate

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center is  funded by the generous contributions of individuals like you. Every dollar makes a difference. Thank you!

Board of Directors

Meet the individuals working hard to create equity and inclusion for all members of the Central Coast LGBTQ+ community.

Groups of Gala pride & diversity center

We are stronger together, and are excited to share other queer local organizations.

Volunteer

We support our Central Coast LGBTQ+ community through honest human kindness. Would YOU like to hlep?

Events

The Central Coast is widely know as a mecca for exciting events, and that includes the LGBTQ+ community! See what’s coming up here.

Newsletters

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Contact Us

Have questions about our organization or would like to schedule a time to meet? Contact us!

Gala Pride and Diversity Center Events Can Be Found On Our Events/Groups Calendar.

See Our Quick Look At Upcoming Events Below

Community Events:

Good morning from the Gala Pride and Diversity Center! ¡Buenos días desde el Centro de Orgullo y Diversidad Gala!

 

Our LGBTQ+ Youth Summer Camp runs for 4 more weeks. There are both in person and virtual sessions. Our wonderful intern, Mia Rolph, would love to hear from any other young people who might be interested in joining. Email them at miarolph@gmail.com

 

Thank you to all who participated in Pride events: #GlobalPride2020, Reese Galido’s streaming concerts, Transgender Day of Pride, Drive-In Pride at the Center with Nala Diamond and Juicy CW, Smalltown Pride Live, our Film Festival and more - we loved seeing you, virtually and in person.  We also celebrated our new name being official, launched our rebrand with new logo, and painted our steps beautiful Philadelphia and Trans flag colors.  We look forward to serving the LGBTQ+ community during the rest of 2020 - please reach out if you need support!

Monday June 29th

 

7:30 pm Community Vigil Honoring the Life of Trevon Perry in Paso Robles at the downtown City Park.

 

Tuesday June 30th

 

6pm-7pm Let's Talk about Mental Health As our final Pride month event, The Gala Pride and Diversity Center and Transitions-Mental Health Association (TMHA) are proud to present Let's Talk About Mental Health, a virtual event meant to foster inspiration and connection. Jovi and Renee, both Behavioral Health Navigators with TMHA, will share the stories of their own personal mental health journeys to put a face to struggle and triumph and inspire hope in all who need it.

 

7pm-9pm Online Transgender Support Group with Tranz Central Coast and the Gala Pride and Diversity Center. To receive a link to the meeting fill out this Support Group Form and we will send you the information!

We are about $5,000 short on our annual budget due to Covid-19 cancellations, and we’ll be launching a campaign to make up those funds later this week - but if you are able to donate now, please go to this link: https://galacc.org/get-involved/

Who is The Gala Pride and Diversity Center?

The Gala Pride and Diversity Center has been providing support since before its incorporation in 1997. For more than 10 years we have owned our beautiful Center at 1060 Palm Street. 

Originally The Gay and Lesbian Alliance – GALA’s mission has expanded to include individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions and we offer social support, advocacy, resources, referrals and more. 

Stop by the Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

Stop by the Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

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The Gala Pride and Diversity Center, advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community

and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find support services.

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Gala Pride and Diversity Center Events

All group dates, times, & locations can be found on our Events/Groups calendar… which is updated frequently.

Never miss another fantastic Gala Pride and Diversity Center event!

RESOURCES

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is always working to provide a safe space and resources – creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Thrive with the help of these valuable resources.

+ Monthly Support Meetings

+ Community Members Serviced Monthly

+ Business Partners

In-person and online… we are available anywhere at anytime.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center advocates for the Central Coast’s LGBTQ+ community and prioritizes the individuals of the Central Coast in their everyday lives from helping someone new to the area to find connections to helping a person find valuable support services.

We welcome ALL individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age.

Stop by the Pride Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

Meet the Board

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is a Central Coast organization managed by a board of hardworking volunteers and paid staff.

Meet the individuals who work diligently to provide the entire LGBTQ+ community with a myriad of valuable resources, workshops, events & more.

The People Behind the Gala Pride and Diversity Center.

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