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LifeWorks Weekly Programs

LifeWorks offers programs and activities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ+) youth ages 24 and under at the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Our programming empowers youth to create permanent connections, develop advocacy and leadership skills, and feel safe and supported.


LOCATIONS AND HOURS


NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION

Monday–Friday after 3 p.m.
Before you engage in programming, please drop by the space to meet a staff member to learn more.

Scheduled New Member Orientations also available; please contact LifeWorks directly.

OPEN DROP-IN SPACE

Monday–Friday 3–4 p.m.
Free access to computers and on-site staff is available to any questions regarding LifeWorks programs and activities.

Los Angeles LGBT Center
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza 1125 N. McCadden Pl. Los Angeles, CA 90038

For more information, contact lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org or 323-860-7373.


PROGRAMS


PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

The Music Fellowship

Friday 4-6 p.m.
Develop your musical identity through this 12-week fellowship with musicians and artists. Must Apply!

Gaymer’s Night
2nd & 4th Friday 6–8 p.m.
Enjoy a night of games and fun to build community and identity. Program begins Fall 2017.


LEADERSHIP

Trans Action Group (TAG)
Monday 6–8 p.m.
Meet with other trans youth to connect with socially and politically.

Community Action Network (CAN)
Thursday 6–8 p.m.
Meet with other youth leaders to collaborate with local schools and GSAs to empower LGBTQ & Allied youth to become leaders. Must Apply!


SUPPORT

LA Boyz Speak
1st & 3rd Thursday 4–5:30 p.m.
Meet with young men ages 17 to 24 for peer discussion. Program begins Fall 2017.

Individual, Group, and Couples Therapy
Contact us to make an appt.

LA Girlz Speak
2nd & 4th Thursday 4–5:30 p.m.
Meet with young women ages 17 to 24 for peer discussion. Program begins Fall 2017.

One-on-One Mentoring
Youth ages 24 and under obtain mentors in setting and achieving life goals. Let us help you find your mentor!

Step Up
Tuesday 4–6 p.m.
Meet other youth ages 17 and under for peer discussion.


ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

Five Keys Charter School
An opportunity to restart your education. Classes are FREE and designed for non-high school graduates.

Lifeworks Open House & Scholarship Night
Every May we award scholarships to outstanding LGBTQ students invested in volunteerism. Online application available each year in February.


ANNUAL EVENTS


  • Valentine’s Day Dance
  • LifeWorks Open House
  • Pride Youth Dance
  • Beach and Bonfire
  • Thanksgiving
  • Holiday Celebration

Models of Pride
Join us for an all-day event that celebrates and empowers LGBTQ youth and allies. The event features over 100 workshops, a resource fair, college fair, career fair, an exciting entertainment hour, lunch, dinner, and outdoor dance party — all free!