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Meet the Queer-Friendly Doula! 

 

POSTPONED:
watch for this event to reappear early next year!

 

Looking for a birth or postpartum doula experienced in serving LGBTQ+ families? Want to learn how a doula can support your family? Come meet some incredible professionals ready to share their expertise on various stages of the childbirth journey.  

 

 

More about the Queer-Friendly Doula event

Give Back

Help Our Family grow stronger in 2020.

 

Over the past twenty years we've had the honor of supporting thousands of LGBTQI family members and their friends, from the Bay Area and beyond. Ours are families large and small, having come together in many different ways. We live in every zip code; we are people of all races, ethnicities, genders, abilities, and ages.  

Strengthening these families is our mission and our joy. Your support helps us keep doing this work we love, better and stronger.

 

Help Our Family grow stronger in 2020

Take Action

 

Every Child Deserves a Family.  

  

Over 120,000 at-risk foster youth nationwide await a permanent family. One in five identifies as LGBTQ, and they fare markedly worse than their non-LGBTQ peers.  

 

Right now 10 states – home to 30,000 children awaiting adoption – sanction discrimination against foster youth and prospective adoptive parents on the basis of religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and marital status.

 

At any time that's wrong. During a crisis, that's unconscionable.

 

The Every Child Deserves a Family Act, reintroduced on June 5th, will put an end to that.

 

Learn how you can support #ECDFAct

Our Family Coaltion Youtube Channel

"It would change everything": Our Family Coalition 2019

Youth, educators, parent activists join their voices together with ours to make the case: transformi...

Happy Holidays 2018 from OFC
Happy Holidays 2018 from OFC

Thank you, families and friends, for continuing to show us all what community means. It's been a hec...

Making History: Our Family Coalition and the FAIR Education Act
Making History: Our Family Coalition and the FAIR Education Act

A 5-minute exploration of California's FAIR Education Act – which mandates history/social sciences...

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...

  • Our Families On Trial

    Our Families On Trial   This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States heard arguments in what promises to be one of the most significant civil rights cases in our lifetimes. It will determine whether existing federal law prohibits discrimination against LGBTQ people,[…]

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  • Are you our next Family Programs Director?

    Are you our next Family Programs Director? Are you our next Family Programs Director? If so, you form the backbone of our organization’s core service delivery, overseeing and managing family support programming for hundreds of LGBTQ-headed families throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. You lead the Family[…]

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  • East Bay events: summer hiatus, fall reboot

    East Bay events: summer hiatus, fall reboot Dear East Bay families and friends: Good news! As you may be aware, in late spring we were surprised to hear that our longtime funding for East Bay programs would not be renewed by the City of Oakland. We advocated,[…]

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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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