“GALA Brings People Together!”

– Ryan Duclos, Past President

Recurring Events:

• GALA Board Meeting | Third Tuesday of Each Month.

• Art After Dark | First Friday of Each Month (at GALA Center).

For a list of Recurring Support Group Meetings, VISIT US HERE.

Community Events:

Week of January 20, 2020

Office hours this week are: Tuesday-Friday 1pm-6pm

Monday January 20th

3pm-7pm Join us for Communities Together Celebrate King at Temple Beth David on Los Osos Valley Road (GALA will have a table)

Tuesday January 21st

7pm-9pm Trans*Tuesday at the GALA Center

Wednesday January 22nd

6pm-8pm Bi+ Support Group meets at the GALA Center

6pm-7pm Santa Maria HOPE is having a Pride Planning Meeting at 124 W. Main Street, Santa Maria

7pm-10pm Believing Out Loud at Cal Poly’s Cross Cultural Centers. (This is a welcoming and affirming group for anyone who wants to explore faith, gather in community, and learn more about anti-racist, queer, and feminist theology. This is a partnership with the Canterbury Shire campus ministry.)

Thursday January 23rd

6pm-9pm GALA Group Facilitator Training. Please note youth group is canceled for this week only!

Friday January 24th

1:30pm-3:30pm #Out4MentalHealth Task Force meets at Transitions Mental Health Association, 784 High Street

Sunday January 26th

5:30pm-7:30pm Rainbow Dungeons and Dragons (5E) at the GALA Center - new players welcome any time!

7pm-8pm Sunday Night Rap/LGBT AA Group meets in the Hatler Memorial Library

Coming Up:

6pm-7:30pm Wednesday January 29th Winter Outreach Meeting of the Diversity Coalition of San Luis Obispo County at the Seacrest Hotel, Pismo Beach

5pm-8pm Wednesday February 5th Transitions Mental Health Association presents Journey of Hope 2020 (Pismo Beach)

5pm-8pm Thursday February 6th Transitions Mental Health Association presents Journey of Hope 2020 (Paso Robles)

4pm-6pm Saturday February 8th LGBTQ+ Speed Dating and Trivia

Thursday February 13th 8am-8:30pm Cal Poly’s College of Liberal Arts is holding an “Inclusion Starts With Me” Teach-in open to all at various venues on campus. There are some great offerings including “Using Wikipedia to Teach Queer Politics” with R.G. Cravens and “Transfeminism 101” with Ednie Garrison. Michelle will also be on campus for a Sex Ed panel (separate from this event) at 11:30 am as part of Safer’s “Love Carefully” week.

Saturday February 22nd - Save the date for an LGBTQ+ Dance at the SLO Guild Hall








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

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Phone: (805) 541-4252

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