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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities


Volunteers Needed for Art For Change 2017

PERSAD seeks over 100 friendly volunteers. 

Posted March 1st, 2017
Volunteer at Art For Change 2017

PERSAD Center’s 29th annual art auction, Art For Change 2017, is seeking over 100 volunteers to help make our auction a success. If you’re looking for an opportunity to work with a fun, collaborative group of people, Art For Change is the perfect event for you!


Art For Change 2017 Begins With You

Posted February 20th, 2017
Art for Change Underwriter tickets are on sale now!

HELP US GET THE PARTY STARTED! Plans are in full swing for Art For Change 2017: The Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center. With your support and leadership now, PERSAD Center’s signature fundraising event will be a big success. 

SPICE Dinner at Casbah

PERSAD'S Dinner Series Continues Feb. 23 at Casbah

Posted January 18th, 2017
Spice Dinner at Casbah February 23

Intimate and elegant dining with friends and supporters of PERSAD

Shop For Exquisitely Designed Holiday Gifts

15th Annual Riverside Design Group Holiday Sale Dec. 2-4

Posted November 1st, 2016
Riverside Holiday Sale December 2-4, 2016

Just in time for holiday gift giving and entertaining! 

Support PERSAD Center Through United Way

Select Contributor Choice #217

Posted October 17th, 2016
United Way Contributor Choice #217

It's that time of year!

Mpowerment Project Seeks Youth Leaders

Posted October 6th, 2016
Mpowerment Project seeks youth peer leaders

Making an Impact on HIV & Safer Sex

Make It Better

PERSAD Center Annual Fund 2016-17 Needs You

Posted September 14th, 2016
Donate and support PERSAD Center Today

It would be easy to think that recent advances in LGBTQ rights have solved all of the problems experienced by LGBTQ people.