The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program

The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program We promote self acceptance and a positive self-identity for all LGBTQ+ and Allied youth ages 11-25 in a healthy and fun environment... The Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County began in 1992 as a satellite office of the Berkeley Pacific Center and became an independent nonprofit organization in 1996.
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We are proud to be Contra Costa County's only nonprofit organization that focuses in meeting the needs of LGBTIQ persons. All our programs are designed to promote community involvement through volunteerism and service.

We are proud to be Contra Costa County's only nonprofit organization that focuses in meeting the needs of LGBTIQ persons. All our programs are designed to promote community involvement through volunteerism and service.

Operating as usual

Come by drop into our virtual group!! Hope to see yall there!✨
06/16/2021

Come by drop into our virtual group!! Hope to see yall there!✨

Come by drop into our virtual group!! Hope to see yall there!✨

Timeline Photos
05/29/2021

Timeline Photos

QWOCMAP is thrilled to invite applications to our Filmmaker Grant!
Apply here: http://bit.ly/QWOCMAPgrants2021
Deadline: 10am PT on Friday, June 18, 2021

We have received $10,000 to support LBTQ+ people of color filmmakers based in San Francisco. Grants of $1,000-$2,500 will be made available to eligible filmmakers who have created one or more films, and are currently working on a film project.

GAME NIGHT!! Come join us tomorrow evening for a night full of fun!!Link in our bio to register!
03/23/2021

GAME NIGHT!! Come join us tomorrow evening for a night full of fun!!

Link in our bio to register!

GAME NIGHT!! Come join us tomorrow evening for a night full of fun!!

Link in our bio to register!

03/17/2021

Rainbow Empowerment Youth Group today from 4-6 p.m. !! πŸŒˆπŸ’œβœ¨

03/03/2021

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Our two events for the month of               ✨March ✨be sure too sign up they'll be lots of fun!!!We hope to see ya'll ...
02/24/2021

Our two events for the month of
✨March ✨
be sure too sign up they'll be lots of fun!!!
We hope to see ya'll there (virtually of course)

Apply
11/04/2020
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Applicants for all scholarships must have demonstrated service to the LGBT+ community. Applicants of all sexual orientations and gender identities are eligible.

Camp Lightbulb
10/23/2020
Camp Lightbulb

Camp Lightbulb

In response to COVID-19, Camp Lightbulb has developed engaging virtual programming that allows LGBTQ+ youth to connect from anywhere in the world. Our camps are filled with fun, pride, community, friends, support, self-discovery, and memories to last a lifetime.

πŸ‘»πŸŽƒβœ¨Today from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come hnag out!!!βœ¨πŸŽƒπŸ‘»
10/21/2020

πŸ‘»πŸŽƒβœ¨Today from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Come hnag out!!!βœ¨πŸŽƒπŸ‘»

10/09/2020
✨ 𝕋𝕠𝕕𝕒π•ͺ ✨ πŸ₯€πŸΏπ•„π• π•§π•šπ•–/ π•Šπ•™π• π•¨ β„•π•šπ•˜π•™π•₯! 🍿πŸ₯€π•Žπ•– π•¨π•šπ•π• 𝕓𝕖 𝕨𝕒π•₯π•”π•™π•šπ•Ÿπ•˜ 𝕋𝕙𝕖 π•ƒπ•–π•˜π•–π•Ÿπ•• 𝕠𝕗 𝕂𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕒! β„‚π• π•žπ•– π•™π•’π•Ÿπ•˜ 𝕠𝕦π•₯ π•¨π•šπ•₯𝕙 𝕦𝕀! 𝔾𝕖π•₯ π•ͺ𝕠𝕦r π•€π•Ÿπ•’π•”π•œπ•€ π•’π•Ÿπ•• π•ͺ𝕠𝕦...
09/16/2020

✨ 𝕋𝕠𝕕𝕒π•ͺ ✨

πŸ₯€πŸΏπ•„π• π•§π•šπ•–/ π•Šπ•™π• π•¨ β„•π•šπ•˜π•™π•₯! 🍿πŸ₯€

π•Žπ•– π•¨π•šπ•π• 𝕓𝕖 𝕨𝕒π•₯π•”π•™π•šπ•Ÿπ•˜ 𝕋𝕙𝕖 π•ƒπ•–π•˜π•–π•Ÿπ•• 𝕠𝕗 𝕂𝕠𝕣𝕣𝕒! β„‚π• π•žπ•– π•™π•’π•Ÿπ•˜ 𝕠𝕦π•₯ π•¨π•šπ•₯𝕙 𝕦𝕀! 𝔾𝕖π•₯ π•ͺ𝕠𝕦r π•€π•Ÿπ•’π•”π•œπ•€ π•’π•Ÿπ•• π•ͺ𝕠𝕦𝕣 π••π•£π•šπ•Ÿπ•œπ•€! 𝕄𝕒π•ͺ𝕓𝕖 π•–π•§π•–π•Ÿ π•₯𝕖𝕝𝕝 𝕦𝕀 π•¨π•’π•Ÿπ•₯ π•œπ•šπ•Ÿπ•• 𝕠𝕗 π•“π•–π•Ÿπ••π•–π•£ π•ͺ𝕠𝕦 π•₯π•™π•šπ•Ÿπ•œ π•ͺ𝕠𝕦’𝕕 𝕓𝕖!!! πŸ”₯🌍🌊πŸŒͺ

This is the link too register! Hope y’all https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-movie-night-ages-11-25-tickets-118575547655

✨Come hang out with us!!! ✨
08/26/2020

✨Come hang out with us!!! ✨

Don’t forget our virtual drop in space this wednesday!!! And then here is the September Calendar and events! ✨
08/22/2020

Don’t forget our virtual drop in space this wednesday!!! And then here is the September Calendar and events! ✨

🀎 QTPOC group 🀎 Tomorrow from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. ✨Ages: 18-25✨ Come hang out!
08/05/2020

🀎 QTPOC group 🀎 Tomorrow from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. ✨Ages: 18-25✨ Come hang out!

08/01/2020

✨ August Calendar ✨ Lots of fun stuff planned!

✨August is almost here and so is Rainbow’s August Youth Programming!!All of our August youth groups can be found on our ...
07/30/2020

✨August is almost here and so is Rainbow’s August Youth Programming!!

All of our August youth groups can be found on our eventbrite page. Eventbrite link to register for next Wednesday’s group (Q***r and Trans People of Color Group) is in our bio!!✨
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Claycord PFLAG
07/10/2020

Claycord PFLAG

We have a new, later start time--7 PM--for July 28th! Join in and stay connected with the community!

We are participating in Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community.Show your PRIDE and Suppor...
06/30/2020

We are participating in Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community.

Show your PRIDE and Support and please donate: https://www.giveoutday.org/organization/rainbowcc
Because of YOUR support we are able to currently offer the following:

*Sliding-scale Teletherapy via phone or video
*Emergency Transitional Youth Housing
*Wellness Calls & Check-Ins to Vulnerable Community Members
*Virtual Youth Programming
*A Variety of Virtual Support Groups
*LGBTQI Interactive Virtual Trainings
*Supply Train Deliveries

We are participating in Give OUT Day, the only national day of giving for the LGBTQ community.

Show your PRIDE and Support and please donate: https://www.giveoutday.org/organization/rainbowcc
Because of YOUR support we are able to currently offer the following:

*Sliding-scale Teletherapy via phone or video
*Emergency Transitional Youth Housing
*Wellness Calls & Check-Ins to Vulnerable Community Members
*Virtual Youth Programming
*A Variety of Virtual Support Groups
*LGBTQI Interactive Virtual Trainings
*Supply Train Deliveries

Don't forget! Social Zoom for high school students TONIGHT hosted by Claycord PFLAG!Meeting ID 817 1022 8280Password sum...
06/09/2020

Don't forget! Social Zoom for high school students TONIGHT hosted by Claycord PFLAG!
Meeting ID 817 1022 8280
Password summertime

Don't forget! Social Zoom for high school students TONIGHT!
Meeting ID 817 1022 8280
Password summertime

The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program's cover photo
05/30/2020

The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program's cover photo

Hello Rainbow Unicorns in Contra Costa County!We will be delivering condoms and lubricant packages next Thursday between...
05/23/2020

Hello Rainbow Unicorns in Contra Costa County!
We will be delivering condoms and lubricant packages next Thursday between 10:00AM-2:00PM.
Please email: [email protected]
Do not forget to include your name, address and phone number.

β€οΈπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ§‘πŸ€ŸπŸ½πŸ’›πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’šβœŠπŸ½πŸ’™βœŒπŸ½πŸ’œ Kiku, Rainbow’s Exec Director 🐒😷 (Schuyler Bailar, Pinkmantaray, pictured here)
05/16/2020

β€οΈπŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ§‘πŸ€ŸπŸ½πŸ’›πŸ™πŸ½πŸ’šβœŠπŸ½πŸ’™βœŒπŸ½πŸ’œ Kiku, Rainbow’s Exec Director 🐒😷 (Schuyler Bailar, Pinkmantaray, pictured here)

Invite your friends invite your friends friends calling all QTPOC come hang out!!!! ✨✨✨
05/16/2020

Invite your friends invite your friends friends calling all QTPOC come hang out!!!! ✨✨✨

Congratulations to all of our participants who completed Rainbow Community Center Of Contra Costa County's LGBTQ+ 101 to...
05/15/2020

Congratulations to all of our participants who completed Rainbow Community Center Of Contra Costa County's LGBTQ+ 101 today. Thank you for your messages to our young people. We are proud to stand beside you as allies!

Congratulations to all of our participants who completed our LGBTQ+ 101 today. Thank you for your messages to our young people. We are proud to stand beside you as allies!

Seeding Hope Speaker Series: Reimagine Wellness
04/23/2020
Seeding Hope Speaker Series: Reimagine Wellness

Seeding Hope Speaker Series: Reimagine Wellness

We invite you to please join us online for our new Sogorea Te Land Trust, Seeding Hope Speaker Series featuring some of the organizers, cultural workers, farmers, activists, matriarchs, scholars, youth, and elders whose work gives us inspiration. For our first event, we are honored to host, Dr. Kala...

Concord churches and Monument Crisis distribute more food to the needy this week
04/14/2020
Concord churches and Monument Crisis distribute more food to the needy this week

Concord churches and Monument Crisis distribute more food to the needy this week

Monument Crisis Center in Concord continues to distribute food to the needy this week. The organization has already handed out thousands of pounds of emergency food to help those hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. This week, food will be available for pickup: Tuesday, April 14 9 a.m. to Noon 1990 Mar...

PFLAG Oakland East Bay
04/06/2020

PFLAG Oakland East Bay

The free legal Name and Gender Change Clinic is now online!

✨April Calendar ✨
04/03/2020

✨April Calendar ✨

04/03/2020
The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program's cover photo
04/03/2020

The Rainbow Community Center's Youth Program's cover photo

California Youth Crisis Line
03/26/2020

California Youth Crisis Line

During these difficult and stressful times, we would like to remind all of California's youth, youth allies, and families that our California Youth Crisis Line will remain open to take calls, chats, and texts 24/7. So if you are feeling anxiety, stress, depression or would like to talk about your feelings surrounding COVID-19, quarantine, social distancing or anything at all, you can reach us at 800 843 5200 or at calyouth.org/chat. Please remember that the mental health effe… See More

RYSE Center
03/26/2020

RYSE Center

Tonight from 4:30 to 6 PM, we'll be hosting a virtual gathering on Zoom for young men ages 13 to 21. Join our Young Men's Group for empowering conversations, creative activities, and relationship building with your peers. Email [email protected] to get the Zoom chat invitation link!

And tomorrow night, RYSE Lounge is taking it virtual too with a Ladies First Cypher starting at 4 PM. If you're a young person between the ages of 13 to 21, RYSE and Vibe with us: Email [email protected] to get the Zoom invitation.

You can also chill with us tomorrow at our Netflix Party! If you're a young person ages 13 to 21 with a Netflix account, hit up [email protected] to get in on the party.

Address

2118 Willow Pass Rd, Ste 500
Concord, CA
94520

Where in the World is The Rainbow? Todos Santos Plaza in Downtown Concord, CA!! We are behind Starbucks, next to Wells Fargo, upstairs (elevator available!)! We have FREE parking, are a short distance from Concord BART (follow the signs toward "Todos Santos Plaza"), & are near County Connection Bus Stops 20, 17, 15, & 11! Check out 511.org to help find your way to us! ​*PLEASE RING THE DOORBELL ALL DAY ON WEEKENDS & WEEKDAYS BEFORE 1PM & AFTER 6PM!

General information

RAINBOW YOUTH PROGRAM HOURS! LGBTQ+ and Ally youth ages 11-25: 1st, 3rd, & 4th Thursdays 4pm to 6pm *subject to change, please check "Events" Location: The Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County SCHOOL-BASED SERVICES! Email [email protected] or call (925) 692-0090 x309 to request: -LGBTQ+ Guest Speakers -LGBTQ+ Inclusive Trainings -Support for School Gay/Q***r-Straight Alliance (GSA/QSA) Clubs

Opening Hours

Monday 13:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 13:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 13:00 - 18:00
Thursday 13:00 - 18:00
Friday 13:00 - 18:00

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Hey ya'll! I wanted to share an East Bay Q***r Youth Event happening May 6th! Youth Q***r Clothing Swap: Hosted by The Q Youth Q***r Clothing Swap Grades 7 - 12 Sunday, May 6th β€’ 2:00p – 5:00pm JCC East Bay β€’ 1414 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA Free Join The Q and JCC East Bay for our annual Q***r Clothing Swap. Bring clothes, take clothes, change-up your wardrobe! From 3:00p – 4:00 pm join our discussion on Q***r Fashion with Erin Berg, co-founder of SF’s very own, Kipper Clothiers. This event is free but if you can, please bring packs of new socks, cup-o-noodles, and/or packs of easy mac to be donated to Covenant House California, a homeless youth shelter. Let us know you’re coming by signing up.
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