Monday, November 9, 2015

EVENT: Let's Talk Immigration

In celebration of Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission 50th anniversary please join us for an open discussion on the current state of Immigration and how it impacts families and students in the Central Valley. We are thrilled to present an expert panel on the topic of immigration. Arturo Rodriquez President of the United Farm Workers is scheduled to be our Key Note speaker.

This event/forum is free to students and members of local community organizations. Please RSVP below.

We will provide refreshments

Presented by:

Fresno State University Dream Outreach Center, Radio Campesina, Fresno EOC, United Farm Workers and Education & Leadership Foundation

Hosted by: Ricardo Castorena, Movimiento Latino Show-Telemundo & Victor Gamiz, Radio Campesina Fresno

EVENT: Kids Like Us at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo

After a hugely successful Halloween Party with over 30 families - we are excited to announce our November event!

Kids Like Us will be meeting at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo to see the new African Adventure & the ever-popular Winged Wonders Bird Show!

Make plans now to bring the family out for an afternoon at the zoo! We'll meet Sunday, November 15 at 12:30pm (at the West side entrance to the zoo). We'll have lunch in the zoo and then, visit some of the popular exhibits while our kids play and parents visit.

WHAT: Kids Like Us visit the Zoo
WHERE: Chaffee Zoo
WHEN: Sunday, November 15
TIME: 12:30pm-3:30pm
COST: $6.50 for adults and $3.25 for kids

In December, we'll be walking Christmas Tree Lane together on Wednesday, December 9th

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. If you'd like to be removed from the list or want to send a families name to be added, let me know!

If you know of a family you'd like to invite, please feel free to invite them. Make sure to copy the FB link and share in your networks! As a project of Community Link, Kids Like Us is Fresno's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender parenting group. We have planned bowling nights, zoo sleepovers, water park fun days, ice skating, holiday parties, etc. We have parents, Aunt & Uncles, Grandparents, etc, that bring kids from newborns to college aged youth to our events. We have over 90 families and we are always looking for event ideas.

If you have any questions, would like to join our email list or would like to be more involved, please email - If you'd like to help with organizing, please let me know and I'll send more details.

EVENT: Modesto Coronation

EVENT: Bakersfield Center Anniversary Party

Join us to mark and celebrate another mile stone! The Center is turning 4, and like every 4 year old, we are full of energy!!! It has been an amazing journey, and the future looks brighter and brighter.

This celebration will include wine, beer, refreshments and hors d'oeuvres. Please RSVP to or our Facebook event page.

This is a free event, however sponsorships and donations are welcomed and appreciated. THANK YOU!

Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield
902 18th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301


The Gay & Lesbian Center of Bakersfield is a non-profit organization, 501(c)(3), serving the LGBT community of Greater Bakersfield.

EVENT: USP Fundraiser

United Student Pride has teamed up with Tacos Marquitos for a fundraiser held on Wednesday, November 11.

Between the hours of 1pm and 8pm, Tacos Marquitos will give USP 10% of their total sales!

We thank Tacos Marquitos for their generosity and continued support!

EVENT: Last POW of the Year!

Our next event is a fantastic opportunity to hear from two leading ladies in the LGBT movement… Lillian Faderman & Kerry Eleveld!

The afternoon will include lunch, a discussion with Lillian Faderman & Kerry Eleveld about their recently released books and a book signing. Don't miss this chance to hear from renowned observers of our movements progress -- Saturday, November 14 from 11-2pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Fresno.

Click the link below to purchase tickets NOW, we believe this event WILL SELL OUT!

Join legendary author Lillian Faderman & veteran journalist Kerry Eleveld, over an afternoon lunch, as they discuss their brilliant insight in to the fight for LGBT rights.

This event is being co-organized with the support of Professional Out Women (POW), Trans-E-Motion, Kids Like Us Fresno, Fresno State Rainbow Alumni and Allies Club, United Student Pride -- All proceeds from this event will go to support The Fresno LGBT Center!

You don't want to miss this exciting event…

Tickets: $38 / $17 for students with ID