- or you can reach us at 520-360-3795. If we aren't able to answer your question, we will do our best to suggest another organization that can.
May 2, 2018, 7pm
Tucson City Council Ward 6 Building
3202 E 1st St
PFLAG Tucson and The Alliance Fund will present our 2018 LGBTQ student recipients with their 2018 scholarship awards at our regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. All recipients and guests are invited as well as the general public!
May 2, 2018
(1st Wednesday of every month)
Ward VI City Council Offices
3202 E. 1st Street
»More info about our meetings
Please share this information with any students in your lives. And please JOIN us on May 5th as we celebrate our graduates. If you have never been, it is truly a wonderful event!
11th Annual Rainbow Graduation
Saturday, May 5, 4pm
UA Student Union
Graduates receive a rainbow cord, a certificate, and will be the guests of honor at a catered reception following the ceremony.
»more info on the UA LGBTQ website
Graduating from the UA this May or December 2018? You can participate in a graduation ceremony that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of underrepresented sexual and/or gender identity(ies). Rainbow Graduation is open to all graduating undergraduates, graduates, or professional school students (including allies!).
If you would like to participate, complete the following steps by noon on April 23, 2018:
- fill out this Google form. Please make sure to include all of the requested information!
- your photo to us.
- Select someone to present you with your rainbow cord and certificate. The person you select will have 30 seconds to say a few words about you. This could be a friend, partner, family member, professor, mentor, neighbor, or whomever you choose. If you are having trouble finding a presenter or have any concerns about the presenter in general, please let us know. We can work with you and can make accommodations to ensure you have the best experience possible.
Nominate a teacher or UA staff person for the Fabulous UA Faculty/Staff Award!
We need your help in recognizing a fabulous UA Faculty/Staff member to be honored during Rainbow Graduation this year! Do you know someone who has been fabulous to you, makes this campus fabulous, or both? Do you want to show them your appreciation for being so fabulous? Nominate them for the Fabulous Faculty/Staff award presented at Rainbow Graduation! To learn more about this award or see past recipients, visit the the UA LGBTQ website.
Make a nomination by filling out this Google form before April 6, 2018, 11:59pm.
This is a reminder that annual memberships are due for renewal. If you would like to join or renew your membership, you can donate online or your name and address to receive a membership packet. Your support through membership is vital to our local chapter's operation, which allows us to provide support, education, and advocacy services to the community. Thank you for your support.
A special celebration for the winners of the 2017 PFLAG Tucson Scholarship Program took place at our regularly scheduled meeting, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 7-8:30pm.
Eight deserving recipients were awarded $1,000 scholarships towards their higher education in Fall 2017. Six recipients were in attendance at the May 3rd meeting, many with families and significant others joining them. The two winners who were unable to attend both sent letters of gratitude for the love and support they continue to receive, adding that once they have completed their studies out-of-area, they plan to return to Tucson.
All the highly deserving recipients expressed a desire to work in fields that are relative to the LGBTQ community, and their hope is to inspire the next generation of LGBTQ students to boldly move forward with confidence in their personal endeavors.
Being this was a regularly scheduled meeting night, around 8:30 our PFLAG support portion took place in a quiet corner of the room while those who wished to remain for the celebration enjoyed time together.
It was a memorable evening with much joy and much support for all.