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Addressing White Supremicist Violence with Our Kids

When traumatic events happen, our jobs as parents and caregivers become profoundly challenging. Because the event impacts both us and our children. We feel compelled...
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Postpartum Group Starting Up In January

Parenthood in the early months and years is notoriously isolating and time-consuming–at a time when a person needs community more than ever. In short order...
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SFUSD needs to hear from LGBTQ+ families who want a Queer/Trans Parent Advisory Council

San Francisco Unified School District could soon be the first in the nation to solicit guidance from an LGBTQ-centered parent advisory council–if a motion is...
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Triple P: Positive Parenting Program is back this December!

This fall's run of the popular parent ed series is starting on the first of December 2021, and running for 12 Wednesdays (with a few...
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CA Adoption Conference 2021: Nov 5 – 6

A huge proportion of us have built our families through adoption. We're four times more likely than our non-queer counterparts to be raising adoptive children,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...