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

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Here at the Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County, it is our goal to help ALL people reach out, connect to each other, and get support on what it means to be an LGBTQ person in our world. Please help us transform the experience of Contra Costa's LGBTQ Community by donating today.

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Everything Under the Rainbow

Shop to find Everything Under the Rainbow for a fair price! Click here to learn more about our Community Thrift Store. Proceeds go to the HIV Prevention and Education and to our Youth Program.

Recent News:

Volunteer Position: Thrift Store Cashier and Floor

Thrift Store Cashier and Display Support the operation of our store Provide excellent customer service Greet customers and serve as ambassador to store, RCC and LGBTQ community Help customers find merchandise Everything Under the Rainbow is working to raise funds that support RCC’s programs. By participating in this program, volunteers help create a supportive, friendly, […]

Volunteer Position: Thrift Store Merchandiser and Display

Thrift Store Merchandiser Position Support the operation of our store Organize shelves and clothing racks Prepare items for distribution Help customers find merchandise Organize racks/hangers/shelves Return go backs and put out new merchandise Assist with displays and signage Assure that the store has a visually appealing style Everything Under the Rainbow is working to raise funds […]

LGBTQQI Resource Guide

The Contra Costa Crisis Center published a resource guide for the LGBTQQI community. Click here to view this new comprehensive guide.

Statement on Violence Against Transgender & Gender Nonconforming People in Contra Costa County

Released March 6, 2014 from STAND in PRIDE: Recent news stories have highlighted violence against two transgender high school students in our county. While questions have arisen around the most recent sexual assault case, we know that these are just examples of the many ways that LGBTQ young people and adults experience rejection and discrimination within […]

How to be a Transgender Ally!

Are you interested in learning how to become a trans* ally?  Check out these awesome tip sheets! How to be a Transgender Ally: http://theuntitledmag.tumblr.com/post/31065985070/image-description-colorful-poster-on-how-to-be-a Words That Are Transphobic and Why: http://www.bilerico.com/2011/11/words_that_are_transphobic_why.php   What does the Asterisk* Stand for? http://itspronouncedmetrosexual.com/2012/05/what-does-the-asterisk-in-trans-stand-for/  The Transgender Umbrella: http://transstudent.org/transumbrella   Rainbow Community Center offers two social support groups for transgender and […]

Volunteers Needed

Kind Hearts Food Program We need Home Delivery Volunteers on Thursday mornings and afternoons to help pick up and deliver food to our elderly and HIV-impacted clients. This program ensures that these underserved communities will continue receiving much needed basic goods. We are especially looking for volunteers with trucks to pickup and deliver large quantities […]

Ask a Youth Outreach Counselor!

Have a question? Email us at youthprogram@rainbowcc.org and your question might be featured next month! All questions featured will be posted anonymously. Question of the month – September 2015: “Who are the new youth team members??” -Anonymous, September 2015 Daphnee Valdez Youth Outreach Counselor Who is Daphnee?! Greetings everyone, I am Daphnee, the new Youth Outreach Counselor! I am so […]

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