Persad Center

Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ Communities and Their Allies

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


Creating Safe Spaces for Youth at PERSAD

National Suicide Prevention Week, Sept. 5 - 11, 2016

Posted September 8th, 2016
Suicide Prevention Ribbon logo

When suicidal behaviors are detected early, lives can be saved.

PERSAD Center's Donut Dash 2016!

Sunday, September 11 on the South Side

Posted August 2nd, 2016

RUN, WALK & EAT DONUTS at PERSAD Center's 5K Run & Fun Walk

PERSAD Center Remembers David McAdams

Posted July 6th, 2016
David McAdams

Interior Designer's talents shaped a welcoming home for the community 

PERSAD Center is Here to Help

A Safe Space to Gather and Share, Following the Orlando Tragedy

Posted June 13th, 2016
PERSAD is here to help

Free drop-in coffee hours for the community


Preview the art now!

Posted April 15th, 2016
Art Tribe by Baron Batch

Monday, May 2 is the date for ART FOR CHANGE: The Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center. 

Make Your Voice Heard on LGBTQ Health!

UPDATE: Both surveys have now concluded. Thanks to all who participated! 

Posted April 3rd, 2016
Take the LGBTQ Health Survey

PERSAD Center and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are conducting statewide anonymous surveys to better understand the health needs of the LGBTQ community. 

Announcing Healthy Relationships Interactive Group

Reducing Stress & Building Coping Skills for HIV Positive People

Posted April 1st, 2016
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PERSAD Center announces a new interactive group for HIV positive people.