Family Building Support and Coping for Prospective Parents; Trans Family Potluck in the Park; Silicon Valley Pride; and more!
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Family Building Support & Coping Workshop for Prospective Parents

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When:  Thursday, August 20, 6pm-8pm
Where: San Francisco LGBT Center, Ceremonial Room, 4th floor, 1800 Market St., San Francisco

Back to School Rally: Attend and Achieve

Our Family Coalition will have a table at this awesome event. Featuring: Free giveaways to the first 1000 children; Family-friendly activities; and Youth, teen and parent workshops. Admission is free. Pre-registration and workshop participation is required.

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When:  Saturday, 22, 9am - 3pm
Where: Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland

Trans Family Potluck in the Park

Come play and connect with other trans parents, allies, and our families at a potluck in the Oakland Hills!

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When:  Saturday, August 29, 11pm-8pm
Where: Roberts Grove Picnic Area, Roberts Regional Recreation Area, 10570 Skyline Blvd., Oakland

Silicon Valley Pride Festival and Family Garden

Our Family Coalition will be co-hosting this year's Family Garden for the first time at Silicon Valley Pride! RSVP in advance to avoid any lines.!
Family Garden
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When: Sunday, August 30
Parade: 10:30am on Market St. (starts at St. John - Ends at Park Ave., San Jose
Festival: 12-7pm on Almaden Blvd., Entrance gates at Park Ave. & San Fernando St., San Jose
Family Garden: 12-4pm on Park Avenue just inside the main entrance, San Jose

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Gay Women's Gathering

Our Family Coalition has partnered with Path2Parenthood to bring this family formation event. Please register in advance via phone or email, both listed below.

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When:  Tuesday, September 8, 7 - 8pm
Where: Beresford Recreation Center, Activities Room, City of San Mateo Park and Recreation, 2720 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo
Register:  Email or 718.853.1411.


Community Announcements

LGBTQ Parents and Parents-to-be
Mondays, 6-7pm (Monthly, $15)
Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia St., San Francisco 
More info.

Known Donor Project
We're a team of LGBTQ researchers from Smith College studying lesbian families who use friends, family members, or acquaintances to conceive their children. If you've had a child with a known donor or have donated yourself, we want to talk to you! Visit or email us at to learn more or sign up.


Families Through Surrogacy Conference
September 26 @ 9:30am -September 27 @ 12:30pm
3200 California St. San Francisco, CA 94118
OFC Families receive 50% with promo code: OFC@50 through September 12
More info.

Give back to
Our Family Coalition!

Ongoing Groups

Queer Family Night

Registration: Click here!
When: Third Wednesdays, August 19, September 16, 5:30-7:30pm
Where: Children's Creativity Museum 221 4th St. San Francisco

Solo Parent Support Group New group!

Registration: Click here!
When: Fourth Tuesdays, August 25, September 22, 5:30-7:30pm 
Where: Children's Creativity Museum, 221 4th St., San Francisco

East Bay Parent-Child Playgroup Ages 0-5

Registration: Click here!
When:  Tuesdays, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 9am-10:30am 
Where: Lotus Bloom Family Resource Center, 2008 Park Blvd., Oakland

Rainbow Family Night (Formerly Mamas & Papas)

Registration: Click here!
When:  First Wednesdays, September 2, 5:30-7:30pm
Where:  Habitot Children's Discovery Museum, 2065 Kittredge St., Berkeley

Transgender Parent Support Group  

Registration: Click here!
When:  Third Saturdays, September 19, 10am-12pm 
Where: SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., San Francisco

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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