Serving the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community of Contra Costa County since 1992.

RCC targeted for hate crimes

Over the past weeks, RCC was the target of hate crimes. The perpetrators vandalized our exterior with homophobic graffiti, broke into our offices, damaged doors, stole computers, laptops, a projector, tools and more. Those responsible have not been caught.

These events have reminded us about the importance of our mission to support and empower the most under-served members our community. Everyday Rainbow links LGBTQ community ...more

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Recent News

Give OUT Day 2016

Every day at Rainbow Community Center, we create an environment that fosters strength and self-assurance for those we serve. The hundreds of community members who walk into the center every year find validation and comfort in each other that helps them survive and flourish. Our counseling program, food pantry, youth and senior activities provide hope […]

A Statement from the Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County and Club 1220 and our Community Allies

Early on the morning of Sunday, June 12, 2016, a gunman walked into an LGBTQ club in Orlando and killed over 50 community members and left scores of others critically injured. This event is a painful reminder of the hate and bias that continues to plague LGBTQ people. We may be thousands of miles away, […]

Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church

Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church (CVPC) has faced trials in recent months, but continues to be unwavering in its stance as an affirming and inclusive church for LGBTQ people. The church began flying a rainbow flag at their church in September last year, which has been stolen or vandalized several times since then. In April, the […]

Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20 2016

Join us Sunday 11/20, for Transgender Day of Remembrance. We will memorialize and honor lives lost due to anti-transgender violence and transphobia. Candle light vigil in Todos Santos Plaza from 5-6pm. Contact with questions.

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