Guerrilla Queer Bar — February 11

Join us TONIGHT!

Guerrilla Queer Bar by Build Our Center
Wednesday, February 11th, 5pm-7pm we are taking over..

Buffalo’s Silver Cue | Billiards Ultra Lounge
5890 South Virginia Street #4 Reno!
(775) 393-9949

Join us for drink specials, new friends, and familiar faces!

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Homies Youth Group

 

Our Homies Youth Group is still thriving.
Our goal is to meet 2 times a month and work together on a Community Project or explore something new in Washoe County. If you would like more information, visit us on Facebook!

We are testing out a new way to communicate. If you are between 12-24 and would like updates on the Homies — Text   EZIZU36959    To: 313131.
If it works out then we will customize it and build our group this way. Tell your friends.

Homies: Blowing up Balloons for the A Salon 7 White Party

Homies: Blowing up Balloons for the A Salon 7 White Party

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We painted an Electrical Box for Grass Roots Books

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Sometimes we meet at Rainshadow High School

Homies: Open Art Day Nov 2014

Homies: Open Art Day Nov 2014

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Pictionary can sometimes get out of control.

 

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We wrapped gifts for Be A Santa Program and the Senior Center of Washoe County.

 

Check us out in the Sparks Hometown Christmas Parade

Check us out in the Sparks Hometown Christmas Parade

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Decorated for the December 2014 TAG Be Who You Are Ball

 

 

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Homeless Youth Count — 2015

The Homeless Youth Count concluded on January 30th.

Build Our Center and Nevada Youth Empowerment Project  had over 70 Volunteers show up to make the count possible. This doesn’t include the dozens of people and businesses that donated to help these young people get the necessities they need while living in precarious situations.   This year we partnered with RISE to run the Free Market on site. Food Bank of Northern Nevada, Northern Nevada Hopes were also on site to provide signups for programs and testing.
We were very lucky this year as the weather was nice which brought out more people than last year. We will post the full results of the Survey as soon as they have been analyzed and returned to us. We counted 75 young people this year between 18-24. This was one of the highest turnouts. We already have ideas of how to improve the count next year and plan to include some more mobile outreach to the areas of town that make transportation complicated. Thank you to all who participated, donated or supported this annual count!

2015 Washoe County Youth Point In Time Count

2015 Washoe County Youth Point In Time Count

 

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Homeless Youth Count January 29

It’s time for the 2015 Homeless Youth Point In Time Count. This is the 2nd year Build Our Center has served as an organizer with Nevada Youth Empowerment Project.

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. The Department of Housing and Urban Development mandates a survey of homeless people every year. This data is ultimately used to develop and fund housing and supportive programs for those in neeimage image image imaged. This year, the Nevada Youth Empowerment Project and Build Our Center, both local non-profits, will coordinate the January 29th event, on behalf of the Reno Area Alliance for the Homeless. Reno Initiate for Shelter and Equality(RISE) will coordinate the clothing distribution. The event is 24 hours, it will target homeless youth, and it will take place at the West Street Plaza (1st and West Street). It begins promptly at midnight on January 29th and will end at 11:59pm.

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Visit 3 Degrees on Facebook.

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3 Degrees and Trans Day of Remembrance — November 20th at UUFNN

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November 20th
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Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20

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Transgender Day of Remembrance – Reno November 20th
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Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR), which occurs annually on 20 November, is a day to memorialize those who have been killed as a result of transphobia, or the hatred or fear of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and acts to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community.”

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