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Afro Urban Dance


From the streets and clubs of West Africa to the Bay! Come dance with us at this series of three family-friendly classes with BoomShake's N'Kei Oruche. Learn new moves or perfect your old ones as you meet and connect with other LGBTQ families. October 15, 22, and November 5.

 

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We are proud members of the California Work & Family Coalition advocating for the NEW Parent Leave Act that's on the Governor's desk. It is time for Governor Brown to make parental leave a reality for millions more California working families. Parental leave is about more than the bottom line; it is about ensuring the well being of parents, our children and the state as a whole.

Tell Governor Brown to sign #SB654 now - children and families can't wait!

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  • Change at Our Family Coalition

    Change at Our Family Coalition

    by Judy Appel Executive Director, Our Family Coalition After over ten years at the helm of Our Family Coalition, I will be concluding my time as Executive Director next month. I will join California School-Based Health Alliance as Executive Director, building on the educational equity I am so passionate about in my role on the […]

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  • The Importance of LGBTQ Inclusive Education

    The Importance of LGBTQ Inclusive Education

    By Maya Berkley, Policy Intern  Growing up queer and of color, the endlessly vast reach of queerness did not spontaneously occur to me, and it certainly was not taught to me until I reached college and began pursuing a minor in GSFS and actively seeking out classes in my school’s Africana Studies Department. Learning about […]

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  • We stand against fear and for love.

    We stand against fear and for love.

    Dear OFC Community: Our hearts broke when we learned of the hate-based gun violence in Orlando this past Sunday at a gay nightclub celebrating Latin Night. Many in our community are shaken to the core. We want to reach out to connect to you, and let you know we are processing this together with you. […]

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2016 Our Family Coalition PSA
2016 Our Family Coalition PSA

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Welcoming & Inclusive Schools
Welcoming & Inclusive Schools

Creating Welcoming and Inclusive Schools in California - Our Family Coalition PSA 2015 Our Family C...

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LGBTQ Family Equality Edition

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LGBT Families and Racial Justice
LGBT Families and Racial Justice

The Alphabet Soup with Our Family Coalition Nourishing Our LGBTQ Families One Conversation At A Time...

  • Inclusive Lessonplans

    Our Family Coalition’s Fair Education Act site is a one-stop place for lessons and resources to support teachers in making history and social studies are more fair, accurate, inclusive, and respectful experience for all students. Lesson plans organized by grade level and topic.
  • Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders

    Boy Scouts of America Lifts Ban on Gay Leaders This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.

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  • The Sound of Silence in Football

    The Sound of Silence in Football In this lesson, students will discuss this inspiring football player, learn more about Derrick Coleman’s life and reflect on a story written by a deaf teenager.

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