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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 3 p.m.- 5 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.

LifeWorks Members 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

Trans Action Group (TAG)

Mondays 6–8 p.m.
Meet with other trans youth to connect with socially and politically. 

StepUp
Tuesdays 4–6 p.m.
Meet other youth ages 17 and under for peer discussion. 

LifeWorks Leadership Council  (Begins Jan 9, 2018)
1st Tuesday 6–7:30 p.m.
Provide input into programming and become a peer leader for LifeWorks. 

LA Girlz Speak (Begins Jan 10, 2018)
1st & 3rd Wednesday 6–7:30 p.m.
Meet with young women ages 17 to 24 for peer discussion. 

LA Boyz Speak (Begins Jan 11, 2018)
1st & 3rd Thursday 6–7:30 p.m. 
Meet with young men ages 17 to 24 for peer discussion.

Gaymer's Night (Begins Jan 12, 2018)
2nd & 4th Friday 6–7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night of games and fun to build community and identity.

Spectrum Photography Club (Begins Jan 6, 2018)
1st Saturday 1–2 p.m.
Learn how to compose a photographic scene, the basics of camera operation and channel artistic self-expression through a lens. **Classes take place at 1220 N. Highland Ave., 90038. You must buzz in through security door.


SUPPORT

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

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


ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT

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

Community Action Network (CAN)
A volunteer-based program of younger leaders, ages 18-24, who are passionate about inspiring LGBTQ youth and their communities. Become a youth leader by facilitating trainings such as, LGBTQ Competency, strength based storytelling, and social changes actions; with middle school and high school aged youth. Interested, email lifeworks@lalgbtcenter.org


ANNUAL EVENTS


  • Valentine’s Day Dance
  • LifeWorks Open House
  • Pride Youth Dance
  • Beach and Bonfire
  • Thanksgiving
  • Holiday Celebration
  • OutSet
  • The Music Fellowship
  • Black History Celebration
  • Rainbow Youth Festival

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!