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Staff Snippet: Thanks Family Advocates!

Hi families & friends, Tarah Fleming Photo

We wanted to give a big shout out to parent leaders who volunteered to coordinate this Spring's "Family Advocacy Program" in the East Bay! They worked hard to bring LGBTQ issues to their kids' schools by putting together events, resources, and groups at their schools. We are excited to continue working with them (and YOU) to design inspiring LGBTQ family initiatives for schools in the East Bay this Fall. Please email education@ourfamily.org to get involved.

Our whole team will also be at the Family Garden on June 29th. Please let us know how we can support you in making a difference at your kids' schools! We would love to hear from you. Happy #FamilyPride! 

Tarah Fleming
Education Director

Upcoming Events

Come Dance with your Family! To Michael Jackson Tunes

An evening of food, light dance instruction, and lots of fun! Includes celebration of LGBTQ Pride and the music of Michael Jackson.
 
Registration: Click Here!
When: Friday, June 20, 6-8pm
Where: Destiny Arts Center, 970 Grace Ave, Oakland

LGBTQ Family Day at the Children's Creativity Museum

Children's Creativity Museum and OFC host the first LGBTQ Family Day! Bring your kids to the museum to make a claymation movie, see a puppet show, make a karaoke video and explore many fun and interactive pride activities.

Adults $11, children free.

Registration: Click Here!
When: Saturday, June 21, 10:30am - 2:30pm
WhereChildren's Creativity Museum 221 4th St, San Francisco
 

Tyke Tunes

Tyke Tunes is movement and music, sharing and play for young children and their adults, put on by Boom Shake.

Register: Click Here!
When:  Saturday, June 21, 10am-12pm
Where: Lotus Bloom Family Resource Center, 2008 Park Blvd, Oakland
 

Frameline: Family Films & Children's Matinee

We invite all families with children of all ages to come to this FREE movie screening of *MULAN*!

Registration: Click Here!
When: Sunday, June 22, 10:30am
Where: Castro Theater, 429 Castro St, San Francisco
 
Pre-Dyke March Playground Brunch

Bring the whole family! Celebrate the Dyke March at our annual potluck-style brunch at Dolores Park's fantastic playground. Dyke March will not be having their usual 12:00pm entertainment in the park due to construction.

Registration: Click Here!
When: Saturday, June 28, 10am
WhereDolores Park 19th St. at Dolores St., San Francisco



Pride March - June 29

Market St., San Francisco
10:15am-2pm

Family Garden - June 29

Family Garden at Larkin and Grove, San Francisco
12pm-4pm
Revolution Foods & Jamba Juice will be at the Garden selling healthy food and drink options for the whole family this year! 


More events and info on our Pride page!

 

Community Announcements & Events

Volunteering Opportunity: Looking to network with some amazing local social justice leaders and find out more about the work of Oakland Rising? Sign up to volunteer for their annual happy hour fundraiser this Wednesday June 18th from 5-8pm. Volunteers will receive free shirts and entrance to the party! Please email Jessamyn at Jessamyn@oaklandrising.org for more information. 

Frameline Films! "20 Lies, 4 Parents and a Little Egg" has two screenings: June 22, 1:30pm at Roxie Theatre, June 28, 1:30pm at Victoria Theatre. "Alec Mapa: Baby Daddy" screens on June 22, 6:30pm at Victoria Theatre. We hope you will join OFC at the theater! 

Are you part of a donor family as a parent, child, or donor? Take a survey for research on “Donors, Donor Siblings, and the Making of Families" and be entered to win a $50 gift certificate. Surveys and more info here
 
More opportunities for LGBTQ families!

Ongoing Groups

East Bay Parent-Child Playgroup Ages 0-5  

Registration: Click Here!
When: Tuesdays, June  24, 10-11:30am
Where: Lotus Bloom Family Resource Center, 2008 Park Blvd, Oakland
 

Queer Family Night  

Registration: Click Here! Admission to the Museum is FREE.
When: Wednesday, June 18, July 16, 5:30-7:30pm 
Where: Children's Creativity Museum, 221 4th St., San Francisco


Transgender Parent Support Group  

Registration: Click Here!
When:  June 21, July 19, 10am-12pm 

Where: San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market St.

San Francisco Parent-Child Play Group Ages 0-5

New day starting in July!
Registration: Click Here!
When: Monday, June 23, Thursdays, July 3, 10, 10-11:30am
Where: Jamaroo Kids, 2001 Pine St., San Francisco


Mamas and Papas East Bay

Registration: Click Here!
When: 1st Wednesdays, August 6, 5:30-7:30m
Where: Habitot Children’s Discovery Museum 2065 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Gay Future Dads

For time and location, visit gayfuturedads.org
 

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Our Family Coalition advances equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) families with children through support, education, and advocacy.

 
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