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Saturday, March 10
5:00 - 8:30pm


Downtown Berkeley YMCA
2001 Allston Way, Berkeley

 

Folks bussed in from out of state to protest this event's opening year, in 1998! So not kidding. Now we got LGBTQ family love and fun by the busload. C'mon join us in celebrating one another, and history!

 

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2017: what a year! 

 

Together with you and so many partners, we accomplished a lot last year – here are just a few key wins. Now won’t you help us keep up the good work and do more of it this year, with a tax-deductible donation? Every dollar makes a difference, and we have a lot of difference to make!

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Take Action

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Thank the CA Dept of Ed for making history!

 

California became first in the nation to adopt LGBTQ-inclusive K-8 textbooks! The impact on our children, our families, and the understanding of coming generations will be immeasurable. Write the superintendent and let him know how many of us are grateful (since we know he hears from those who are not!): superintendent@cde.ca.gov 

 

Read more at our blog

  • Increasing LGBTQ family visibility & support for our diverse communities

    Increasing LGBTQ family visibility & support for our diverse communities

    This past weekend, the 2nd Annual LGBTQI+ Family Formation Symposium was held in Santa Rosa, California, where Our Family Coalition Executive Director Renata Moreira delivered the keynote address. The family formation symposium was hosted by North Bay LGBTQI Families, a parent-led, volunteer-led organization aimed at serving and supporting LGBTQI families in Sonoma County. Their impact, […]

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  • OFC Condemns Trump Administration’s License to Discriminate

    OFC Condemns Trump Administration’s License to Discriminate

    Our Family Coalition joins the many reproductive rights, LGBTQ, and civil rights groups in strongly condemning the Trump Administration’s new “Conscience and Religious Freedom” division in the U.S. Department Health and Human Services, announced yesterday. Directing federal resources to provide additional protections for health care providers “who refuse to perform, accommodate, or assist with certain health […]

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  • “You’ll get there together”: Jimmie and Marco’s Surrogacy Journey

    “You’ll get there together”: Jimmie and Marco’s Surrogacy Journey

    Over the cooing sounds of their three-month-old baby, we recently spoke with new dads Jimmie and Marco Chavez-Lopéz. Their journey to fatherhood has included two very consequential visits to the Men Having Babies/ OFC Surrogacy Conference and Expo, now in its 5th year and taking place this upcoming weekend, January 13th and 14th, at San Francisco’s […]

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Pride Weekend Run Down
Pride Weekend Run Down

Yusni Bakar, the Director of Family Programs gives you a low-down of all the events Our Family Coali...

Barbara Lee accepts Our Family Coalition's 2017 Notable Ally Award
Barbara Lee accepts Our Family Coalition's 2017 Notable Ally Award

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2017 Our Family Coalition PSA

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2016 Our Family Coalition PSA

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  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.

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