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Join LGBT Families at Pride
by Our Family Coalition
Tuesday Jun 21st, 2005 11:41 AM
Everyone needs to meet at Spear Street to assemble between Howard and
Folsom at 10:30 Parking and traffic will be a nightmare.
LGBT Families at Pride

Join hundreds of LGBT families on Sunday, June 26th showing that word
family is broad and all inclusive.

Bring your family, strollers, bikes, sun block and tennis shoes! Also
feel
free to make signs to demonstrate your pride. Such as "I love my two
daddies", "Only toys belong in the closet" and "My two moms rock".

Everyone needs to meet at Spear Street to assemble between Howard and
Folsom at 10:30 Parking and traffic will be a nightmare. It is
recommended
that you take BART to Embarcadero station and walk one block to the
assembly location. Visit
<http://www.transitinfo.org/>http://www.transitinfo.org
to get detailed directions on public transportation from your location.

Please be aware that mylar balloons or streamers are forbidden because
of
the MUNI overhead wires. Also nothing may be thrown into the crowd,
even
the smallest items can become a medical situation.


Our Family Coalition T-Shirts

Our Family Coalition is proud to announce the availability of our
"Every
Family Matters" T-shirts! T-shirts will be available the morning of
the
Pride Parade. T-shirts are white with the OFC logo on the front and
"Every
Family Matters" on the back in purple text. T-shirts range in size
from
infant 12 months to adult 2x. To recoup our printing costs OFC is
charging
$10 for each shirt. A special thanks to OFC member Marla Kaye owner of
You
Name It Productions for her generous discount so we can pass the
savings on
to our members.


Family Garden

OFC and COLAGE are especially proud to announce the "2nd Annual Family
Garden" which will be located at the south playground at the corner of
Larkin and Grove streets. Last year the playground was overflowing
with
families. The Family Garden will feature art activities, face painting
and
a playground. Parents can meet other LGBT parents, rest while the
children
play and receive information about OFC and COLAGE at our booth that
will be
located in the Family Garden. But to make the Family Garden as
successful
as last year, we NEED YOUR HELP!

Location: South playground at the corner of Larkin and Grove Streets in
SF.

Volunteers are needed for a variety of Pride-related jobs- we have a
volunteer shift to suit every and anyone's needs.
*Face painters and beautification makers
*Folks to do art projects with kids
*Balloon inflation, ie. Decorators
*Booth workers- help give out resources and materials
*Set up and clean up
*Monitors for our Parade contingent and much more.

Shifts will start early in the morning and last throughout the day.
Most
shifts are easy, fun and last about 2 hours.

To sign up to help out at Pride with LGBT families, contact Aimee
Fisher at
Our Family Coalition: 415-981-1960 or aimee [at] ourfamily.org. I'll help
find a
Volunteer shift that works for you!

I look forward to seeing you at the parade and the Family Garden!

Aimee L. Fisher
Program Director
Our Family Coalition
870 Market Street, Suite 872
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-981-1960
http://www.ourfamily.org

Our Family Coalition promotes the civil rights and well being of
families
with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members through education,
advocacy, social networking, and grassroots community organizing.