Community Building Groups

Community Building Groups

LYRIC Summer 2019 Community Building Groups

All youth need to make an appointment for a one-on-one New Participant Orientation (NPO) before joining any of the following Community Building Groups. To sign up for an NPO, or answer any questions, email Kristin at kristin@lyric.org.

Accessibility Notes: Groups held primary in English, on 2nd floor or ground floor. Elevator access between ground floor and 2nd floor. Essential oils and fragrance used in bathrooms and air purifiers on every floor. Single stall gender-neutral restrooms.

Camp SPARKLE! (Summer 2019)

Community building group for youth ages 12- 14.

Monday, 2:00-4:00 pm

Hot food provided and $10 gift card for participating the whole session.

Camp SPARKLE Flyer

Keepin’ It Real (Summer 2019)

A space where youth 24 years and under can learn from each other skills that support harm reduction and coping skills.

Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 pm.

Hot food provided and $10 gift card for participating the whole session.

Keepin’ It Real flyer

Workin’ It! (Summer 2019)

Youth ages 18-24 will explore and practice skills needed to succeed in the workplace.

Thursday, 3 – 5 pm.

Hot food provided and $10 gift card for participating the whole session.

Workin’ It flyer

Get LIT (Lavender Inclusive Training) (Summer 2019)

Paid research opportunity to support LGBTQQ+ youth.

Wednesday, 1:00-5:00 pm.

6 consecutive Wednesdays: 5/22, 5/29, 6/5,6/12, 6/19, 6/26.

$396 stipend after full completion of training.

Get LIT flyer

What’s the T? (Summer 2019)

Open to Trans & Gender-non-conforming youth 18 years old and under to build community.

Tuesday, 4 – 6 pm

Hot food provided and $10 gift card for participating the whole session.

Queer Knitting (Summer 2019)

Learn how to knit for self care and queer liberation. Available to all youth 24 years and younger. All supplies included.

Saturdays,  1:00-4:00 pm

6/8, 6/22, 7/6, 7/20, 8/3

Hot food provided and $10 gift card for participating the whole session.

Queer Knitting flyer

Community Building Groups starting Fall 2019 

Good Lovin’

Navigating relationships can be tricky, Good Lovin’ is a space where youth 24 years and under can learn from each other skills that support healthy relationships.

Learn about non-violent communication, safe sex practices, navigating trauma, creating meaningful relationships and get some tips on navigating small communities.

Come get some food and earn a $10 gift card a session for participating the whole session.

Good Lovin’ will end on 5/29/2019 and resume sessions in Fall 2019

SWAG

Sex work is work! SWAG stands for Sex Workers’ Advocacy Group. It is a safe space for youth ages 18 to 24 who are or have been in any way part of the sex industry to meet other youth and support each other. SWAG creates an environment in which youth can share their experiences, learn from each other on how to stay safe and negotiate AND get some delicious food together. Come get some coin! Group participants earn a $10 gift card for attending a session.

Come get some food and earn a $10 gift card a session for participating the whole session.

SWAG* will resume sessions in Fall 2019.

*SWAG is a private group. If interested to participate, please inquire by contacting Kristin  kristin@lyric.org.