TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Diversity Center Board Meeting

United Way (map)

Are you interested in learning about the Diversity Center's direction and its future? Attend a board meeting and listen in on what the center's leadership has in store for it. Community members are welcome to sit in from 6pm-7:30pm.

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

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Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Queer Self Defense Class

First Christian Church (map)

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A self-defense class specifically for transgender/non-binary and queer folks. All body types and skill levels welcome!

Contact Information: Ezra Bowen

Phone: (510) 927-1106

Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

September Fab Friday Mash-up

We Olive (map)

Gay Men's Fab Friday joins other gay/bi/trans groups from over the hill to socialize with wine, beer, and snacks on the patio of We Olive. Santa Cruz guitarist, Jay Alvarez, will be playing acoustic guitar for our enjoyment. 18 and over are welcome!

Event or Organization's Website: http://santacruzgaymen.org

Event or Organization's Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=santa%20cruz%20fab%20fridays

Contact Information: Curt Keyer

Phone: (831) 419-1646

Email: scruzcurt@gmail.com

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Zumba Dance Party!

Watsonville Yoga, Dance, & Healing Arts (map)

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A free community event! All bodies and abilities are welcome, snacks and refreshments will be provided. Gym shoes encouraged, no black soles or dress shoes.

Contact Information: Jonathon Salinas

Phone: (831) 269-9732

Email: conexiones@diversitycenter.org

Christie McCarthy & Friends

Kuumbwa Jazz Center (map)

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Award-winning Lesbian troubadour and environmentalist Christie McCarthy will be joined by Jimmy Norris, Tracy Parker, Patti Maxine, Rhan Wilson (and a few other surprise guests) for a relaxed and soulful night of prolific folk-rock, featuring tracks off Christie’s new record, Big Picture, as well as some of her favorite cover songs. Good vibes, great tunes, rich vocals – the net proceeds from this concert will benefit Project Purr, a highly successful, local spay/neuter/adoption program.

Event or Organization's Website: http://christie.brownpapertickets.com/

Event or Organization's Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/christie.mccarthy.35

Contact Information: Christie McCarthy

Phone: (510) 409-5155

Email: christiemac@comcast.net

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

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Rainbow Veterans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Veteran and Active Military Support Group. Our open support group welcomes all LGBTQ+ and Straight Active Military, Veterans and SOFFAS to attend. First Wednesday of every month.

 rainbowvets@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Insight Santa Cruz, A Buddhist Meditation Community

Insight Santa Cruz (map)

Second Tuesday of the month; LGBTQ+ monthly Sit; Meditation and discussion with instructor, G Shultz. Grow in mindfulness and compassion, and lessen suffering. His mission and that of Insight Santa Cruz is to support anyone interested in the path of awakening and liberation through mindfulness and loving-kindness.

Contact Information: Bruce Thurman

Phone: (408) 230-4397

Email: burtski4u@gmail.com



Coffee and Conversation with PFLAG

Peace United Church of Christ (map)

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PARENTS, FAMILIES, LGBTQ AND ALLIES GROUP OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (PFLAG)

Please join us at our monthly 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.

For more info http://pflagscc.org or Contact Neal Savage at (650) 793-2355 or Email: nealsavage@gmail.com

 

 

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

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Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Lively English Country Dance

Peace United Church (map)

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We use the gender-neutral terms Larks and Ravens to teach and call this fun traditional dance of England. You can dance and/or play music with our open band. This dance style is the "grandmother" of Square Dance and Contra Dance. Come make new friends, get some exercise and have a lot of fun! Second Thursday every month.

Contact Information: Theresa Krull

Phone: (831) 464-1875

Email: theresa.kwaj@gmail.com

Organization's Website: http://englishcountrydancing.net/index.html

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/100333273841072/

 

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

The Diversity Center's 2018 Gala

Paradox Hotel (map)

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Join us for the Diversity Center’s Annual Gala, October 13, 2018 at the trendy Hotel Paradox. We have lots in store for a grand celebration and production that will be nothing less than spectacular! Come together, celebrate and show your support for the LGBTQ+ community of Santa Cruz County at the Center’s biggest event of the year. This is also an opportunity to learn about the many programs that we offer, share ideas, and engage with staff, volunteers and the board.

There’s non-stop excitement and fun from the moment you arrive. Enjoy cocktails and conversation with friends and a plated dinner by Hotel Paradox Executive Chef Scott Radek. Check out the high-energy live auction, or try your luck in the casino. The prizes are fantastic, the entertainment is top-notch and you’ll find photo ops at every turn. Later, get ready for the Moulin Rouge themed After Party, including a drag show, special performance by top ten American Idol Finalist Ada Vox  – and a dance floor that’s gonna be burnin' up. - It's truly a night you don't want to miss!

For detailed information check out our Gala event page HERE

 

TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

gaymenvolleyball.jpg

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

60Plus Senior Men's Social

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Bimonthly social gathering for gay men 60 and over. Appetizers and drinks provided. RSVP to 60plus@diversitycenter.org for location and more info.

Location: A Private Residence

 

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

60Plus Senior Women's Social

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Bimonthly social gathering for women 60 and over who identify as lesbian, bisexual, or transgender. RSVP to 60plus@diversitycenter.org or call the senior voicemail line at 831-425-5422 ext. 108 for location and more info.

Location: Private Residence

 

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Diversity Center Board Meeting

United Way (map)

Are you interested in learning about the Diversity Center's direction and its future? Attend a board meeting and listen in on what the center's leadership has in store for it. Community members are welcome to sit in from 6pm-7:30pm.

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

gaymenvolleyball.jpg

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Gay Beach Volleyball

Look for us at Main Beach, on or near Court 12, every Wednesday during Daylight Saving Time. All skill levels welcome, including those who haven't played! Drop in once, play every week, or join our cheering section on the sidelines. Teams form with every game. Optionally, join in for dinner afterwards. No commitment required. All queer people welcome. It’s FUN!

Location: Adjacent to Coconut Grove, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Address: Across from 215 Beach Street, Santa Cruz

Contact Information: Tony Morosco

Phone: (510) 910-2084

gaymenvolleyball.jpg

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Rainbow Veterans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Veteran and Active Military Support Group. Our open support group welcomes all LGBTQ+ and Straight Active Military, Veterans and SOFFAS to attend. First Wednesday of every month.

 rainbowvets@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Lively English Country Dance

Peace United Church (map)

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We use the gender-neutral terms Larks and Ravens to teach and call this fun traditional dance of England. You can dance and/or play music with our open band. This dance style is the "grandmother" of Square Dance and Contra Dance. Come make new friends, get some exercise and have a lot of fun! Second Thursday every month.

Contact Information: Theresa Krull

Phone: (831) 464-1875

Email: theresa.kwaj@gmail.com

Organization's Website: http://englishcountrydancing.net/index.html

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/100333273841072/

 

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

60PLUS Senior Program Luncheon

Inner Light Center (map)

We are hosting our annual Thanksgiving luncheon where 100-120 of our county's LGBT elders come together in community! Details we'll be provided at a later date.

Contact Information: Steven Matzie

Phone: (831) 425-5422

Email: 60Plus@diversitycenter.org

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Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Coffee and Conversation with PFLAG

Peace United Church of Christ (map)

June 2018 Announcement.JPG

PARENTS, FAMILIES, LGBTQ AND ALLIES GROUP OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (PFLAG)

Please join us at our monthly 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.

For more info http://pflagscc.org or Contact Neal Savage at (650) 793-2355 or Email: nealsavage@gmail.com

 

 

Insight Santa Cruz, A Buddhist Meditation Community

Insight Santa Cruz (map)

Second Tuesday of the month; LGBTQ+ monthly Sit; Meditation and discussion with instructor, G Shultz. Grow in mindfulness and compassion, and lessen suffering. His mission and that of Insight Santa Cruz is to support anyone interested in the path of awakening and liberation through mindfulness and loving-kindness.

Contact Information: Bruce Thurman

Phone: (408) 230-4397

Email: burtski4u@gmail.com



GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Diversity Center Board Meeting

United Way (map)

Are you interested in learning about the Diversity Center's direction and its future? Attend a board meeting and listen in on what the center's leadership has in store for it. Community members are welcome to sit in from 6pm-7:30pm.

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Rainbow Veterans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Veteran and Active Military Support Group. Our open support group welcomes all LGBTQ+ and Straight Active Military, Veterans and SOFFAS to attend. First Wednesday of every month.

 rainbowvets@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

TransMasculine Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

No matter where you are on the gender spectrum, The Diversity Center's Trans* Program has something for you. Support groups for and by trans* folks, referrals to trans* friendly providers, lively conversations about the specific ways being trans* impacts us, fun outings -- these are just some of the ways we serve you.
 

Santa Cruz Trans* Masculine group meets every 2nd and 4th Sunday from 6:00PM-7:30PM at the Diversity Center. This group offers peer support and social connections. All FTM, Transmen, masculine-spectrum, butch, boi, folks questioning their gender, etc are welcome. 

For more info or questions - contact Nate at transmensgroup@diversitycenter.org.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Insight Santa Cruz, A Buddhist Meditation Community

Insight Santa Cruz (map)

Second Tuesday of the month; LGBTQ+ monthly Sit; Meditation and discussion with instructor, G Shultz. Grow in mindfulness and compassion, and lessen suffering. His mission and that of Insight Santa Cruz is to support anyone interested in the path of awakening and liberation through mindfulness and loving-kindness.

Contact Information: Bruce Thurman

Phone: (408) 230-4397

Email: burtski4u@gmail.com



Coffee and Conversation with PFLAG

Peace United Church of Christ (map)

June 2018 Announcement.JPG

PARENTS, FAMILIES, LGBTQ AND ALLIES GROUP OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (PFLAG)

Please join us at our monthly 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.

For more info http://pflagscc.org or Contact Neal Savage at (650) 793-2355 or Email: nealsavage@gmail.com

 

 

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Lively English Country Dance

Peace United Church (map)

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We use the gender-neutral terms Larks and Ravens to teach and call this fun traditional dance of England. You can dance and/or play music with our open band. This dance style is the "grandmother" of Square Dance and Contra Dance. Come make new friends, get some exercise and have a lot of fun! Second Thursday every month.

Contact Information: Theresa Krull

Phone: (831) 464-1875

Email: theresa.kwaj@gmail.com

Organization's Website: http://englishcountrydancing.net/index.html

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/100333273841072/

 

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

60Plus Senior Men's Social

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 This is our biggest men’s gathering of the year! Please bring some food to share, and a bottle of wine, if you care to. There is no need to RSVP, just come and join us! More details will be coming.

 

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

Transgender Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Our moderated, open group allows everyone to share their experiences and meet others in friendly surroundings. All transgender folks are welcome to attend. We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month.

For more information, contact Barbara Chambers at transgroup@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.

GenderQueer Peer Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

The support and discussion group is for people (of any age) who identify on the spectrum of GenderQueer/Non-Binary/Agender/GenderFluid/PolyGender, etc. The group also welcomes those who want to explore their identity, but who may not need or want to classify themselves. All individuals are encouraged to explore their individual selves, without concern or pressure that the next step need be ‘transitioning,’ and without concern about fitting into other people's definitions. Make up your own! The Diversity Center's GenderQueer Peer Support Group provides a supportive and interactive experience at the center. The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month.

For more information, contact Sean Senechal at genderqueer@diversitycenter.org

Young Adult (18-25) Trans Support Group

The Diversity Center (map)

A weekly peer support group for young adults aged 18-25 who identify as transgender, non-binary, genderqueer, agender, or any other non-cisgender identity. This is a social group where we meet and chat among ourselves, sharing our experiences and thoughts in a warm, welcoming setting.

For more info, contact Ezra Bowen, Phone: (510) 927-1106, or Email: trans@diversitycenter.org

Watsonville Queer Youth Meet-up

First Christian Church (map)

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 meet-up group will run in conjunction with the Saturday LGBTQ Youth Meet-ups; more for you to choose!

For more information contact the LGBTQ Youth Program at 831-425-5422x104 or email youth@diversitycenter.org

If you are no longer of age to participate in the LGBTQ Youth Programs, no problem! You can always volunteer for the Diversity Center!

Santa Cruz LGBTQ+ Youth Meet-up

The Diversity Center (map)

LGBTQ+ youth between the ages of 12 - 18 who want to meet new people, join a welcoming community and learn the tools of activism and leadership, look no further! The Diversity Center's LGBTQ+ Youth Meetup is the place for you. 

Join our dynamic team of youth from the Santa Cruz County! Bring yourself or bring a friend.

Our meetups run from 1-3:00 pm ,with a youth leadership meeting from 3 - 3:30 pm. If you are interested in planning events for the Youth Program or would like to be a part of the process, join the team!

Gender Expansive Youth Group

The Diversity Center (map)

Youth ages 12-18 from across the gender spectrum (including those questioning their own gender identity) are invited to share a supportive, community space with other gender expansive youth. Activities, dialogues, and events will be facilitated by the Diversity Center Youth Program's new Gender Expansive Facilitator: Jack Mayer. We hope to see you there!

Email youth@diversitycenter.org or Call 831-425-5422x104 for questions.

Trans AA

Diversity Center (map)

The Diversity Center's Trans A.A. group serves to provide a self-supporting environment for trans folks and allies who are seeking assistance with their substance use. The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery, treatment, and sobriety. Together, in a completely confidential setting at the Diversity Center, we can assist you in accomplishing your goal of living a life without alcohol.