LGBT Resources: OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo 2018

“Largest LGBTQ+ Resource Fair Ever to be Held in San Francisco – Theme: “Over the Rainbow”

IMG_4958Over 100 local groups serving the LGBTQ+ community will come together for a day of fun and community building in the Castro – offering a whole lot of important information.

African Human Rights Coalition will be there and yours truly,  Melanie Nathan will be at the AHRC Booth to talk about the enormous task at hand supporting LGBTI refugees from Africa and Asylum seekers trying to settle in the United States. Come see me!

On Saturday, October 20, OurTownSF along with the Eureka Valley Recreation Center and TurnOut will host
the 3rd annual OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo. This FREE event features over 100 SF LGBTQ nonprofit service agencies and over $1,000 in door prizes.  

From 2016 to 2017 the Expo grew from 56 to 105 groups participating and attendees increased from a few hundred to over 1000

Date and Time: Saturday, October 20, 12:30PM-4:30PM

Location: Eureka Valley Recreation Center 100 Collingwood at 18th St., San Francisco. 

 Co-Emcees: Renowned San Francisco personalities –

Donna Sachet

Toni Newman
Race Bannon
Natalie Summers

This year’s lineup of entertainment includes:
San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band – the “Official Band of San Francisco” & the first openly gay musical organization in the world
Bebe Sweetbriar – billboard recording artist at Hit Save Music and host of “It’s Everything with Bebe Sweetbriar”
Sundance Saloon – our community’s premiere country-western dance club – join in, no partner needed
Cheer San Francisco
Leanne Borghesi – a solo-performer specializing in the creation and performance of comedic ‘theatrical cabarets.’ Her shows blend the magic of theater with the music and setting of cabaret shows
Emjay Mercury – one of the reigning SF Drag Kings winners

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NEW THIS YEAR – RESOURCE AREAS hosted by collaborating partners:
1/ Kids & Family Area in the playground near the entrance hosted by Our Family Coalition
2/ HIV & Aging Resource Area hosted by Elizabeth Taylor 50+ Network & Shanti
3/ Women’s Resource Area hosted by Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation
4/ Latino Resource Area hosted by Aguilas
5/ Youth Resource Area hosted by TurnOut
6/ Transgender Resource Area hosted by San Francisco Community Health Center
Face Painting courtesy of SF Department of Recreation & Parks
Deaf Interpreters courtesy of Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA)
Photo by Melanie Nathan, Cleve Jones.

Book Signing by CLEVE JONES, author of “When We Rise: My Life in the Movement”-2017 Lambda Literary Award Winner

Drag Makeup & Makeup tutorial courtesy of the Queens of the Castro

Food and beverages will be served by the sexy men of the 2019 BARE CHEST CALENDAR from over a dozen local eateries including The Castro Fountain, Five Star Truffles, Flore, Hot Cookie,  Kasa Indian Eatery, La Mediterranee -Noe, Lookout, Oz Pizza, Project Juice, Starbuck’s, Super Duper Burger & Trader Joe’s.

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