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


Equality PA Honors PERSAD CENTER with Community Partner Service Award

Tickets on sale now for fundraiser at Phipps on May 28

Posted May 20th, 2015
EQPA fundraiser will be held at Phipps May 28

Many people are still surprised to learn that in Pennsylvania, LGBTQ people can be fired, denied a mortgage, or refused service at a hotel, library or hospital because of who they are or who they love. 

PERSAD CENTER is Moving to a New Home in Lawrenceville!

New fully-accessible facility opens on March 23, 2015

Posted March 11th, 2015
Rendering of PERSAD CENTER'S new building

PERSAD CENTER is delighted to announce an exciting new chapter for the agency as we move to our new home at 5301 Butler Street in Lawrenceville. 

Dreams of Hope to Honor PERSAD CENTER'S Executive Director

Queer Youth Arts group names Betty Hill Community Champion

Posted March 4th, 2015
Betty Hill, PERSAD CENTER Executive Director

Dreams of Hope Presents Absolute Motown, a special fundraising event 


PERSAD CENTER'S annual art auction needs volunteers like you!

Posted February 16th, 2015

Volunteers bring essential skills to PERSAD CENTER'S Auction and Patron Party. There's something for everyone!

Save The Date: Art for Change Auction April 27, 2015

Mark your calendar now for the art auction that changes lives! 

Posted January 18th, 2015
PERSAD Center Logo

Art for Change lands a bit earlier on the calendar this year. Save the date and join us on Monday, April 27, 2015!

Meet Our New Staff Members

PERSAD CENTER welcomes Chris Capato and Lori Fell

Posted December 17th, 2014
Chris Capato

We are pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members. 

Still Looking for An Exquisitely Designed Holiday Gift?

Good News! One More Opportunity to Shop at Riverside Design Warehouse!

Posted December 16th, 2014
Extra Day to Shop on December 18 at RDG

If you missed the recent Holiday Sale at Riverside Design Group warehouse, the team at Riverside is offering one more chance to shop on Thursday, December 18, 3:00 - 8:00 pm