California, here we come!

It is a politically important time for our families in California.
More ballot measures are on their way; the time to prepare is

Family Pride is thrilled to be partnering with Our Family
Coalition, San Diego Family Matters, L.A. Gay & Lesbian
Center’s Family Services Program and COLAGE. Our OUTSpoken trainings
are organized by the California Family Unity Network (CalFUN).
Together, we are inviting LGBTQ-parented families, youth and adults
with one or more LGBT parent, and allies from all over California
to participate this new year in Family Pride’s OUTSpoken Families
Speakers Bureau.

OUTSpoken Families, the speakers bureau, is engaging over 700
parents and allies across the country to share the reality of our
families’ lives, combating the radical right’s misinformation
crusade on LGBTQ-parented families.

The comprehensive and interactive OUTSpoken trainings that we are
offering in California will equip LGBTQ-headed families and their
allies to be effective and knowledgeable speakers and

In addition to responding to media opportunities and speaking
requests, OUTSpoken families will seek out opportunities to share
the reality of their lives with legislators, faith and school
communities, and community and civic organizations.

In conjunction with Family Pride’s OUTSpoken Training for adults,
COLAGE will be offering their Speak OUT Media training for youth
and adults with LGBT parents. Check out the locations and dates
below, and RSVP
for the training near you today!

San Francisco,

Saturday Jan 27th 10:00am-2:00pm
SF LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Street

San Diego,

Saturday Feb 3rd 10:00am-2:00pm
San Diego LGBT Community Center, 3909 Centre Street

Los Angeles,

Sunday Feb 4th 1:00pm-5:00pm
L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 N.
McCadden Place

Childcare is provided, and all are welcome to attend – free of
charge – RSVP

LGBTQ parents, youth and adults with LGBTQ parent(s), extended
family members and caring allies have all committed to becoming
part of this groundbreaking and very powerful ensemble.