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I didn’t know queer history growing up.

When LGBTQ+ History month was first celebrated in 1994 it was a very different world for us. The number one rated show in the United...
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Back-to-school Thriving Kit

It's a list of lists! And more. This time of year we get a lot of emails from our community. Sending your little one out...
"come on back: we're reopening... mindfully"

Mental Health, Wellness, and Community Support

This summer, mental wellness has finally bubbled up into the mainstream conversation after the very public decisions of two major athletes – Simone Biles and...
"come on back: we're reopening... mindfully"

Reopening… mindfully

For OFC, "mindful" reopening means that we're adding back programs on a gradual basis, as we manage the challenges and maximize the opportunities inherent in our...
image from the film Everybody's Talking About Jaime: Jamie on stage in gorgeous makeup and fancy silk jacket

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – at the ballpark this Saturday (free tix!)

In celebration of Pride Month, you are cordially invited to a sneak peak of EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE at SF Pride Movie Night on Saturday, June 12,...

In solidarity with Asian Pacific Islander families

We are appalled and outraged at the surge of violent attacks against Asian American and Pacific Islander members of our community.  Anti-Asian violence is as...
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Reflecting on Black History Month

This Black History Month I want to take a moment to reflect. And I want to invite you to join me, to take action. This month...
LGBTQ rights supporters at candlelight vigil, West Reading, PA, September 2020. Photo by Ben Hasty for Getty Images

Outgoing Administration’s Parting Shots at LGBTQ+ Families

WE REMAIN VIGILANT, AND WE CALL ON OUR ALLIES TO HELP RESIST Under cover of chaotic transition, HHS eliminates nondiscrimination protections, even as SCOTUS weighs religious...
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Side by side, we thrive

Thank you.Thank you for taking care of yourself, your family, and your community. Thank you for inviting OFC to be there with you and for you. And...
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Our Family Coalition Denounces Miscarriage of Justice in Breonna Taylor Case

PRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION SAN FRANCISCO - As an organization dedicated to families, equity, and justice, Our Family Coalition (OFC) is outraged at the Kentucky...

Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director!

by OFC Board of Directors Co-chairs Lisa Fujie Parks and Leroy Gaines We are both thrilled and honored to announce that Mimi Demissew has been selected as...
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Pride and Protest

Dear friend, Black lives matter. OFC Interim ED Sam Ames In these last weeks, as the murders of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Tony...