LGBTQ+ Youth Group Holiday Schedule

  • October 25th 8-11:30pm Halloween Dance at College Avenue United Church of Christ
    • Free Event, 20 yrs and younger
    • DJ, Dancing, Food and Drag Show
  • November 13th 7-9pm Thanksgiving Dinner
    • 20 yrs and younger
  • December 11th 7-9pm Holiday Party
    • Ages 14-20 yrs
  • December 18th 6:30-8:30pm Holiday Party
    • Ages 13 and under

For full details, contact Jo at (209)602-1778

The Place Youth Groups

The PLACE stands for:

People Learning Acceptance Creating Equality
“Sometimes Being Different Is What Makes Us Great”

A support Group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ace/Aro Youth. Founded in 2007 by Ed and Elizabeth Plata, two parents of a gay young person wanting to create a safe space for their child.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about upcoming events or what the PLACE provides, please feel free to message us!

The Place Youth Groups

The PLACE stands for:

People Learning Acceptance Creating Equality
“Sometimes Being Different Is What Makes Us Great”

A support Group for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Ace/Aro Youth. Founded in 2007 by Ed and Elizabeth Plata, two parents of a gay young person wanting to create a safe space for their child.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about upcoming events or what the PLACE provides, please feel free to message us!

Teen Tuesday!

Every Tuesday from 2-5 pm, teens are taking over the Central Valley Pride Center!!

Teen Tuesday is a safe space for teens to socialize, work together on projects, and learn about LGBTQ history. Each week will be a little different as we want YOU (youths) to guide the direction this groups will go!

  • July 16th: Self Care
  • July 23rd: Healthy communication, consent, and youth rights to sexual health care.
  • July 30th: Closing Ceremony
  • August 6th: Party!!