Events



Sunday – September 14, 2014

Southern NJ Pride Festival
12pm-6pm
Cooper River Park
Pennsauken, NJ
Baseball Field at Christopher Columbus statue

www.snjgaypride.org



Monday- September 15, 2014

GSE FALL OPEN HOUSE 
6-8pm
GSE Main Headquarters 
40 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ 
Come meet our new Executive Director, Andrea “Andy” Bowen 
Garden State Equality’s annual fall open house is an opportunity to meet our great staff, offices and learn more about GSE.  Light beverages and food will be served. All are welcome. 
Free community event.

Thursday – September 18, 2014

“Becoming Visible 2014:  Finding a Way
Helping LGBTQ Youth in Crisis”
conference
9am-1pm
Rutgers – Camden
South ABC- Camden Campus Center
326 Penn Street, Camden, NJ

THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC,
BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Click here to register

 

Friday – September 19, 2014

“Becoming Visible 2014:  Finding a Way
Helping LGBTQ Youth in Crisis”
conference
9am-1pm
Rutgers – New Brunswick
Cook Student Center
59 Biel Road, New Brunswick, NJ

THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC,
BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

Click here to register


October 6-10, 2014 

Week of Respect 2014 
Stay tuned for Week of Respect listing of state wide events! 
 Click here to register 

Saturday – October 25, 2014

14th Annual Jersey City Pride Festival
12-6pm (New location!)
Grove Street in front of City Hall
(PATH train to GROVE)
http://hudsonpride.org/events/jc-pride-2014/


Wednesday – October 29, 2014

2nd Annual LGBTQA Youth Caucus Halloween Spooktacular-(Ages 13-18) 
6-8pm 
Garden State Equality Main Headquarters
40 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ
Meet youth from across New Jersey – LGBT, straight and questioning for our first social of the year. Contests for best Halloween costume with prizes. Join us for food and fun in a safe and affirming space. Sponsored by GSE Youth Caucus. Students interested may email info@gardenstateequality.org for additional information. 

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GSE YOUTH CAUCUS  September – June 

SECOND and FOURTH FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH
SPECTRUM – Youth Social Drop-In Friday Night (Ages 13-21)
4:00pm-9:00pm
Newark LGBTQ Community Center
11 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ
In partnership with Newark LGBTQA Center, HMI-Newark, Newark Office of LGBT Affairs. 
Questions email  info@gardenstateequality.org

SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
Newark GSE Youth Caucus-(Ages 13-20)
4:30- 6 pm
Newark LGBTQ Community Center
11 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ
Newark Youth Caucus – youth from across New Jersey – LGBT, straight and questioning – meet to support one another and learn to advocate for equality and school safety. Students interested may email info@gardenstateequality.org for additional information.

THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH
SoMa GSE Youth Caucus-(Ages 13-20) (Starts back October)
5:00 pm – 7:00pm
Main Regional Library- please check in at front reception desk.
31 Baker Street
Maplewood, NJ
In partnership with North Jersey Pride.
SoMa Youth Caucus – youth from across New Jersey – LGBT, straight and questioning – meet to support one another and learn to advocate for equality and school safety. Students interested may email info@gardenstateequality.org for additional information.

SECOND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH
Montclair GSE Youth Caucus-(Ages 13-20)
5:30 pm – 7:00pm
Garden State Equality Headquarters
40 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ
Montclair Youth Caucus from across New Jersey – LGBT, straight and questioning – meet to support one another and learn to advocate for equality and school safety.
Students interested may email info@gardenstateequality.org for additional information.

SECOND THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH (Starts back October)
North Jersey Transgender,Gender Non-Conforming and Questing Youth Group
(Ages 13-20)
5:30 – 7:00pm 
Garden State Equality Headquarters
40 South Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ
Youth from across New Jersey – Transgender, gender non-conforming and questioning – meet to support one another and learn to advocate for equality and school safety.
Students interested may email info@gardenstateequality.org for additional information.

FOR PARENTS

THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH (Starts back October) 
North Jersey Parent Support Meet Up Group: (for LGBTQA parents)
Meets third Thursday of the month
6:00pm-8:00pm,
Cedar Ridge Cafe
410 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood, NJ
In partnership with North Jersey Pride.
Adults and caregivers interested should email  info@gardenstateequality.org

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