SGV LGBTQ Community Needs Assessment Comes to West Covina
Pasadena Pride Center Wants to Hear from West Covina and Surrounding Communities!
Pasadena, CA, February 17, 2016– In January 2016, the Pasadena Pride Center (PPC) launched a Needs Assessment of the San Gabriel Valley (SGV) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) individuals to gather information about important issues affecting their lives. The project consists of an online survey and four Listening Forums conducted throughout the San Gabriel Valley. This month, PPC wants to hear from West Covina and the surrounding communities.
The online survey component of the SGV LGBTQ Community Needs Assessment can be completed in about 15 minutes and accessed by visiting http://ow.ly/XmV1t. PPC’s goal is to gather 2,000 completed surveys by April 2016.
The second Listening Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, February 24, 2016 and is focused on gathering input from the following cities: Azusa, Baldwin Park, Covina, Duarte, Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, Monrovia and surrounding areas.
The Listening Form will run from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at West Covina City Hall located at 1444 West Garvey Avenue South, West Covina, CA 91790.
Concerns, issues, and solutions discussed will be released in a June 2016 report, supporting strategic planning efforts to address the issues that affect the quality of life of the SGV LGBTQ communities.
“This project will allow the SGV LGBTQ communities to share our concerns with elected officials and organizations, so they can provide programs and services that meet our specific needs.” said Aaron Saenz, Board President of the Pasadena Pride Center.
The Pasadena Pride Center is working to promote a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. Our goal is to foster respect for individuals, advocacy, education, and resources that encourage cultural diversity, healthy living, and full achievement of personal potential.
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For additional information on the SGV LGBTQ Community Needs Assessment, please contact Aaron Saenz at 626.578.5772 (5PPC).
The Pasadena Pride Center is working to promote a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.
To learn more about the Pasadena Pride Center please visit, www.pridepasadena.org , like us on Facebook /PasadenaPrideCenter, or follow us on Twitter @PasPrideCenter.