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How We Engage

PFLAG Sacramento offers monthly support meetings, supports local advocacy efforts, connects with coalitions, maintains a lending library, hosts and cosponsors community events, tables at local LGBTQIA+ inclusive events, and awards yearly scholarships.

Group Meeting

SUPPORT MEETINGS

 

Join our monthly confidential support group meetings.  Masks are not required currently. We recommend being Covid-19 vaccinated. Hand sanitizers are available. For the respect, health, and safety of others attending, please do not attend an in-person meeting if you are feeling unwell, as well as do not bring any dependents who are feeling unwell. We have a warm line you can call as well as a zoom meeting if for some reason you cannot attend in person. 


Elk Grove group meets the 1st Wednesday of each month from

7 - 9 pm at (NEW LOCATION)

A Seat at the Table Books

(9257 Laguna Springs Dr. Suite 130, Elk Grove, CA 95758).

Sacramento group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7 - 9 pm at St. Mark's United Methodist Church on the second floor of the Education Building (2391 Saint Mark's Way, Sacramento CA 95864).

Zoom meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 pm. Please e-mail zoom@pflagsacramento.org to request the link to join. 

Our meetings are open to all families, friends, allies and members of the LGBTQIA+ community seeking information, community, support, and/or clarity. Our meetings are confidential, and peer supported. There is no cost to attend, and membership is not required.​

LENDING LIBRARY

 

Our Lending Library can be found in two locations. You can access books from our library during business hours at A Seat at the Table Books in Elk Grove, as well as at our Sacramento meeting the 3rd Tuesday of the month at St. Mark's United Methodist Church. 

 

A Seat at the Table Books supported us with a book drive to upgrade our library. Our library has books for all ages. Some of our new titles include My Shadow is Purple by Stuart Scott, Queer Chameleon and Friends by Amee Wilson, Beyond the Gender Binary by Alok Vaid-Menon, Rainbow Parenting by Lindz Amer, The Deviant's War by Eric Cervini, This Winter by Alice Oseman, He/She/They by Schuyler Bailar, and Kapeamahu by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu.

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Advocacy

PFLAG Sacramento engages with local advocacy. In 2023 LGBTQIA+ and specifically Trans rights were under attack at local school board meetings, and PFLAG members showed up along with other local nonprofit organizations to protect LGBTQ+ youths and their rights. We also attended Equality California's advocacy day to lobby for bills protecting LGBTQ+ rights in the House and Senate. 

Scholarships

 

PFLAG Sacramento offers yearly scholarships of $1000 or more to LGBTQIA+ students each year. Last year our two recipients received $2,500 each. Be sure to check out our scholarship tab for information on when and how to apply in the spring. 

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