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Alphabet Soup Episode 5: Family Equality Edition
https://vimeo.com/136872644 Featuring: Cathy Sakimura, Deputy Director & Family Law Director at NCLR Tarah Fleming, Our Family Coalition's Education Director Food for Thought with Hali Martin,...
The Alphabet Soup – Episode 2: Family Activism Edition
https://vimeo.com/123242715 In the second episode of The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition, Julia and Zach of The Rainbow Letters share inspiring and powerful stories...
A Night Out with Our Family…
By Martha Boesing There we were, my partner and I, invited by my daughter-in-law (Our Family Coalition’s Programs’ Director) to attend an astonishingly elegant cocktail...
Pockets of Fun and Love at the Berkeley YMCA
by Maria Luisa Jimenez-Morales, Our Family Coalition Parent Our Family Coalition's “LGBTQ Family Night at the Berkeley YMCA” last year was my first ever visit...
It’s Time to Make Education FAIR
As a person of color that went through the ‘American’ K-12 education system, I felt that the social sciences we were taught did not accurately...
Everyone’s Schools Town Halls through a Queer Parent’s Eyes
Meghan Lewis, Family Advocacy Liaison, Oakland Unified School District I attended the last four “Everyone’s Schools Town Hall” gatherings sponsored by Our Family Coalition. As...
VICTORY: Governor Brown Signs the Modern Family Act!
Dear families and friends, I am thrilled to share with you that the Modern Family Act (AB2344) is now the law! Over the past twenty...
Banned Books Week Special: Some favorite kids’ lit titles
Banned Books Week (this year, Sept 21– 27): always a favorite among bibliophiles, and a particular favorite among we who keep finding books about us banned....
Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family
Jeffrey Parsons and Chris Hietikko pose with their son Henry Hietikko-Parsons in the garden of their house. Henry was conceived by the couple via artificial...
A Night Out to Remember
By Jessica Israel Cannon For the past five years, Our Family Coalition’s Night Out has been an annual favorite event for the adults in my...