2019 PFLAG TUCSON/LGBT&S Alliance Fund Scholarship Celebration

The PFLAG/Alliance Fund scholarship program will take place at our regularly scheduled support meeting Wednesday, May 1st from 7-8:30pm. Seven deserving LGBTQ students will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward their higher education for Fall 2019. This year’s scholarships were given in memory of Norman “Mick” Meader and his partner, Richard Holmes. Mick was our devoted PFLAG secretary for many, many years. We congratulate all those who were awarded these scholarships and thank our members and friends for their contributions that made this possible.

PFLAG Tucson/Alliance Fund 17th Annual Scholarship Program

2019 Scholarship Information and Application Process

Application deadline is March 31, 2019 for FALL 2019

It is that time of year again…time to apply for a PFLAG Tucson/Alliance Fund Scholarship! This project is supported in part by funds from the LGBTQ+ Alliance Fund, a fund held at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. We anticipate awarding several $1,000 joint scholarships to LGBTQ+ persons or an active straight ally to attend an institution of higher education. These scholarships were founded in memory of Gene More, beloved past president of PFLAG Tucson, Mark and Art Woodland, and Norman “Mick” Meader, our invaluable past PFLAG secretary. » more

PFLAG & Senior Pride Annual Holiday Potluck

PFLAG and Southern Arizona Senior Pride Annual Holiday Potluck

PFLAG Tucson and Southern Arizona Senior Pride invite you to our annual holiday intergenerational potluck!

Dec 15, 2018, noon to 2pm
Cornerstone Fellowship Social Hall
2902 North Geronimo

(near First Ave and Glenn)
The parking lot is east of Geronimo on the north side of Laguna.
Social Hall is the building at the back of the lot.
Wheelchair accessible.

PFLAG will provide soft drinks, meat entrees, potatoes and gravy. Everyone else please bring vegetables, salads, vegan and vegetarian dishes. (Remember to label your dishes for gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and nuts.)

PFLAG members please call J. Wickey at 520-869-1809 if you would like to volunteer to help with food items.  Thank You!

Please join us for this special community gathering!

More info: Lee Roden- 520-398-6826
or email Senior Pride.

2018 PFLAG TUCSON/LGBT&S Alliance Fund Scholarship Celebration

The PFLAG/Alliance Fund scholarship program took place at our regularly scheduled support meeting Wednesday, May 2nd from 7-8:30pm. Eight deserving LGBTQ students were awarded a $1,000 scholarship toward their higher education for Fall 2018. This year’s scholarships were given in memory of Norman “Mick” Meader and his partner, Richard Holmes. Mick was our devoted PFLAG secretary for many, many years. We congratulate all those who were awarded these scholarships and thank our members and friends for their contributions that made this possible.

2018 Scholarship Awards!

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!

UA Rainbow Graduation 2018

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
Gallagher Theater
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:

  1. fill out this Google form. Please make sure to include all of the requested information!
  2. Email your photo to us.
  3. 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.

UA Rainbow Graduation, 2018

ANNUAL HOLIDAY DINNER FOR LGBTQ SENIORS

On December 9, 2017, PFLAG will co-host a potluck with SOUTHERN ARIZONA SENIOR PRIDE.

Sat, Dec 9, noon-2pm.
Cornerstone Fellowship social hall
2902 North Geronimo Ave.

(the social hall is actually on Laguna, one and one-half blocks west of First Street and one block south of Glenn).

We’re expecting approximately 40-50 people.

We need the following: turkey/ham, vegan (not just vegetarian) entrees and side dishes, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls & butter, drinks and to-go containers.

Please RSVP potluck items by email or call 520-820-2367.