Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Always working to provide a safe space and resources

creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Like most non-profit organizations, Gala pride and diversity center receives a large

percentage of its support from donations.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

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

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Always working to provide a safe space and resources

creating opportunities for LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

Like most non-profit organizations, gala pride and diversity center receives a large

percentage of its support from donations.

Gala Pride and Diversity Center

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

we promote the well-being of our LGBT community.

Events & Groups Calendar

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Community Served!

Gala Pride and Diversity Center welcomes all individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age.

About 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+ Resources

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 LGBTQ+ individuals to thrive.

Bathroom Sign

Mike Hughes, of Tranz Central Coast, designed all-gender restroom signs as a temporary measure. View/Print HERE.

Donate

Gala Pride and Diversity Center is entirely 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 a rich social lifestyle for all members of the Central Coast LGBTQ+ community.

Groups of Gala pride and diversity center

We are stronger together, and because of that mantra we 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 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:

What’s Going On Week of May 18th, 2020

 

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

 

We hope you are doing well. Please let us know if we can provide social or physical help to you as we continue to deal with the effects of Covid-19. San Luis Obispo County has a lot of help available - go to readyslo.org for information.  Esperamos que lo esté haciendo bien. Háganos saber si podemos proveerle ayuda social o física a medida que continuamos con los efectos de Covid-19. El condado de San Luis Obispo tiene mucha ayuda disponible: vaya a readyslo.org para obtener información.

 

You can still donate to the www.asn.org AIDS Walk Fundraiser here: Donate to ASN - they do amazing work with HIV, AIDS, HepC testing, treatment, and more! Todavía puedes donar a la www.asn.org AIDS Walk Fundraiser aquí: Donar a ASN - ¡hacen un trabajo increíble con pruebas de VIH, SIDA, HepC, tratamiento y más!

 

Tuesday, May 19th

 

6 pm-7:30 pm Monthly  Board Meeting on Zoom: Meeting ID: 850 7371 6184 - Contact email@galacc.org for the password.

 

7 pm-9 pm 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!

 

Wednesday, May 20th

 

4 pm-6 pm -  Senior Social A Secret Love Netflix Watch Party

 

This month the Gala Pride and Diversity Center's Senior Social is holding a Netflix Watch Party. We will be watching "A Secret Love" - Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghv3-lpFOcc - Falling in love in 1947, two women -- Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue -- begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice. With Netflix Watch Party we can all watch at the same time and chat together in a text window provided by Netflix. Here is the link with all the information on how to participate: A Secret Love Netflix Watch Party (we can help you get set up!)

While this movie is about a lifelong love, and Senior Social is hosting, all are welcome to join us!

 

6:30 pm-8:30 pm Central Coast Polyamory’s Discussion Group

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83176679074?pwd=eHdockR2K0xaa1NuenNzN2ppTEl4QT09

Meeting ID: 831 7667 9074 = contact the Pride Center office at email@galacc.org for the password.

 

Thursday, May 21st

 

6 pm-8 pm - The Diversity Coalition of San Luis Obispo County presents An Evening with Dr. Henry AJ Ramos: Please register for the webinar at bit.ly/DCSLOMay20

Join us via Zoom to hear Dr. Henry A. J. Ramos speaks on "Our Moral Imagination in Times of Crisis - Understanding the Social and Economic Imperative."

Dr. Henry A. J. Ramos is a nationally known social justice advocate, speaker, and Huffington Post contributor. He is the author of "Democracy and the Next American Economy," and co-editor of "Overcoming Disparity: Latino Young Men and Boys." He is chair of the Nonprofit Finance Fund Board, supporting social justice advocacy, philanthropy, and nonprofit leadership and is principal of Mauer Kunst Consulting, a private research and advising firm that works with social investors and public interest nonprofit groups. Dr. Henry A. J. Ramos holds a law degree from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard.

 

Friday, May 22nd

 

10 am-11 am Tea with Milk

 

Today is Harvey Milk Day - let’s get together for a cup of tea and discuss his life, legacy, and the future! 

 

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82555102928

Meeting ID: 825 5510 2928 One tap mobile +16699006833,,82555102928# US

 

 

Who is 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.

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.

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

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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.

Events & Groups Calendar

Gala Pride and Diversity Center welcomes all individuals regardless of ethnicity, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation and age. Stop by the Center for a cup of tea and a fabulous chat!

1060 Palm Street | San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone: (805) 541-4252

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