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For information on our workshops and trainings, visit the Diversity and Resiliency Institute of El Paso, our training and education department.

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Reaching for Equity: Demystifying Social Services for the LGBTQ+ Community

Thursday, October 15, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT

This event will take place virtually - this page will be updated with meeting details as they become available.

This digital convening will host benefits experts to share information on the protections for LGBTQ+ seniors close to retirement, demystify social services available for the El Paso community and financial benefits of marriage or legally sanctioned unions.

This partnership coalesced between NCOA and Latinos for a Secure Retirement to bring resources to help families apply for money-saving benefits through the NCOA BenefitsCheckupTool© to live with dignity, purpose and security.
 

Food Pantry Distribution*

Mondays

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM MDT

  • No ID required.

  • Drive-through or walk up.

 

*Pantry will close without prior notice if/when supplies run out.

Deaf Pantry Day*

Last Monday of the month

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM MDT

  • Food distribution only.

    • For case management, email deafservices@borderlandrainbow.org.

  • No ID required.

  • ASL fluent staff on site.

  • Drive-through or walk up.

 

*Pantry will close without prior notice if/when supplies run out.

Book Club

Monthly, Third Mondays

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM MDT

This group will be held virtually. Zoom info is on our Facebook Page

Gather monthly on the third Monday evening to discuss your favorite books!  Facilitated by BRC staff therapist Cris Zubia. Email cristherapist@borderlandrainbow.org for meeting details.

If you need ASL interpretation, email deafservices@borderlandrainbow.org.

BRC.Make.Share 

Biweekly Crafting Group

Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm

This group will be held virtually. Zoom info is on our Facebook Page

The BRC offers biweekly meetings of crafters of all kinds - knit, crochet, macrame, watercolor, anything!  Come to learn, share and get to know one another better. 

Virtual Stonewall Addictions Anonymous

Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm

This virtual support group is designed to serve the needs of LGBT folks and their allies who are struggling with substances. Join a recovery community where you can be supported in your whole identity. 

Join us to give and receive support!

Virtual T.R.U.E Colors 

LGBTQ Teen Support Group

Wednesdays 6:00-8:00 pm

This group will be held virtually. Please visit our Facebook page to obtain details for the video / phone call in.

The BRC offers LGBT teens a safe space where youth can access therapeutic support, peer affirmation, and socialization.  A great group for teens struggling with coming out to family and friends, bullying, dating, friends, etc. 

Virtual Family of Transgender Folk Support Group

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This group will be held virtually. Please visit our Facebook page to obtain details for the video / phone call in.

Join family members, parents, and guardians in supporting each other in their journey with transgender, non-binary, or genderqueer children and family members. 

Virtual Transgender Youth Support Group

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This group will be held virtually. Please visit our Facebook page to obtain details for the video / phone call in.

 

Join elementary and middle school peers in supporting each other in their journey as transgender, non-binary, or genderqueer people. Facilitated by social worker.

Drag Queen Story Hour

Monthly - Dates Vary

Drag Queen Story Hour is a local affiliate of the national Drag Queen Story Hour movement. 

Keep your eyes on our calendar (above) or our Facebook page for announcements of our monthly Story Hours featuring local drag performers reading books to children and leading arts activities.

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contact@borderlandrainbow.org

2714 Wyoming Avenue

El Paso, TX, 79903

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