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August 27, 2016

SASP Monthly Potluck

It is time for our POTLUCK!
Look forward to great food and great company.

Saturday, August 27, 2016; 12:00-2:00PM

See you at Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall
2902 N. Geronimo (and Laguna; near Glenn and 1st Ave.)

Wheelchair accessible.

Contact Lee Roden: 520-398-6826

September 13, 2016

SASP General Meeting

Southern Arizona Senior Pride (SASP) meetings are open to everyone, are wheelchair accessible and always feature interesting speakers.

Tuesday, Sept 13, 2016, 2-3pm

Speaker: Catherine Tornbom, Elder Circles Manager, Center for Community Dialogue

Himmel Park Library
1035 N Treat Ave (off Speedway)

More info: 520-704-5830 or email us

September 17, 2016

Living through the End of Life

September 17, 2016
9:30–11:30am
Cornerstone Fellowship

2902 N. Geronimo, Tucson

What do you value in life?
How would you wish to live as your life draws to a close?
What legacy, material and spiritual, would you like to leave your loved ones and the world?
What plans can you put in place now to help honor your values and wishes and legacy?

Interfaith Community Services presents this workshop, sponsored by Southern Arizona Senior Pride, on planning end-of-life care, the documents needed to record our wishes and expressing our wishes to loved ones.

Please RSVP to Karen MacDonald at Interfaith Community Services by or phone: 520-207-6049 x221.

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September 29, 2016

Community Interactive Stories from the Border

Thurs., Sept 29, 6:30-8pm
Fox Tucson Theater

Arizona Public Media and the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona present Community Interactive: Stories from the Border, a live interactive event featuring a panel of respected and accomplished journalists from Mexico and the U.S. Sponsored by the Community Investment Corporation.
Learn more HERE.
Fax: (520) 795-8206
Mobile: (520) 334-9442

Oct 1, 2016

Pride in the Desert

We thought you’d like to know about this non-SASP event:

Sat, Oct 1, 12-9pm
Reid Park

100 Country Club Rd
More info

October 8, 2016

Words of Wisdom: Poetry by LGBTQ Elders

Presented by Southern Arizona Senior Pride

Sunday, Oct 8, 2 pm
University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508 E Helen St.
Featured poets include Meikil Berry, Dea Brasgalla,
Edwin Holladay, Randolph, Lola Lai Song, Curt
Stubbs (the organizer of this event), Sandy Szelag,
Joy Valerius, Karen Hansen, Felicitas Sokec.

See our FLYER!

October 9, 2016

AIDS Walk Tucson

We thought you’d like to know about this event, which is presented by the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

Sunday, Oct 9
Event starts at 8 am at the Joel D Valdez Main Library
101 N Stone Ave
To register, visit the SAAF website.

October 14 and 15, 2016

Queer/Trans People of Color FEST

We thought you’d like to know about this non-SASP event:

Fri-Sat, Oct 14 and 15
Location: TBA

QTPOCFEST (Queer and/or Trans People of Color Festival) is a free festival that celebrates LGBTQIA+ People of Color. It was created to foster a safe and loving/affirming space for people of color with varying expressions of gender, sex, sexuality and culture. QTPOCFest features local artists, installations, galleries, vendors, community workshops, light food and a mix and mingle. In bringing together our identities and cultural herstories, histories and theirstories, we reclaim our narratives against the systems that marginalize our experiences.

More info:
www.qtpocfest.wordpress.com
www.gofundme.com/qtpocfest
On FB: QTPOCFEST Tucson

SAGE Publishes Statement about Orlando Shooting

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) published the statement below today about the killings in Orlando, Florida:

LGBT and Latino Elders Stand in Solidarity on Orlando Shooting | La Comunidad LGBT Latina y Personas de Edad Avanzada Estan Solidarios ante la Tragedia en Orlando

[NEW YORK, NY] As leaders from organizations working to advance equality and to counteract discrimination against the LGBT and Latino communities, we unite today to condemn the outrageous violence that took the lives of more than 50 of our brothers and sisters last night in Orlando…

»Read full post with Spanish translation

Help is available. You are not alone!

Elder Abuse: Where to Get Help

Elder abuse takes many forms, including physical attacks, verbal/emotional abuse, neglect and exploitation. Furthermore, many elders are more dependent, more isolated, may have difficulty understanding and communicating. LGBT elders may also be abused because of our sexual and/or gender identities and expression. Abusers may be family, caregivers, employees, friends and/or neighbors.

» Read the full post…

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