Resources for the Black Community

The Center is committed to standing up against the atrocities perpetrated on Black people, to fight white supremacy and the system that protects white lives while devaluing Black lives, and with our collective voice, say Black Lives Matter.  See below for resources and ways to engage, learn, and give to support Black Lives.

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The Center’s Brave Space – A Peer-Led Discussion Group for LGBTQ+ folx of the Black and African Diaspora Community – Every Third Saturday via Zoom.

The Center’s Black LGBTQ Community Advisory Committee – Group Description and Priorities

Heal Thy Soul: An Empowerment Group for Black Men 


Combatting overpolicing and collectively increasing community safety in our region is core to The Center’s advocacy work. Read the The Center’s Op-Ed of November 30, 2020 in The San Diego Union-Tribune by CEO Cara Dessert and Board Chairs Kafele J. Khalfani, Ed.D. and Lisa Sanders – an important step in informing the public and stopping these practices.

Combatting anti-Black racism October 2020

Read a September 30, 2020 update from CEO Cara Dessert and Board Co-Chairs Kafele Khalani and Lisa Sanders

Read A June 16, 2020 Message from The Center’s CEO on New Policy of No Armed Uniformed Law Enforcement at Center Facilities and Events

The Center has signed on to LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence


Friday, May 29, 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020

Friday, June 5, 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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