Resistance Squad - Los Angeles LGBT Center

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is one of the leading organizations advancing civil rights and freedoms for LGBT people.

By mentoring and developing a new generation of leaders, domestically and internationally, we’re strengthening the global LGBT movement while we educate the public about LGBT issues, mobilize constituents, advance policy initiatives, and work with political leaders throughout the U.S. to promote equality and justice for LGBT people.

In schools throughout the country we’re leading efforts to help end anti-LGBT bigotry and even the thought of suicide among LGBT students. We’re also working to revolutionize the care and treatment of LGBT foster youth.

Throughout California we train social service providers, caregivers for seniors, government agencies, law enforcement officials, and others to help them better serve the diverse LGBT community.

Resistance Squad

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The Resistance Squad, Los Angeles LGBT Center’s rapid response policy team, is a community of volunteer LGBTQ advocates dedicated to protect and expand the rights of the LGBTQ community.

Through education, actions, and leadership development, the Resistance Squad mobilizes volunteers to engage in meaningful and experienced-based actions that impact policy decisions on the local, state, and federal level to help protect the rights of LGBT community.  Our priority policy campaigns include:

  • Healthcare 
  • Immigration 
  • Education 
  • Housing and Homelessness 
  • Equality and Discrimination 
  • Anti-Violence 
  • Transgender Issues 
  • Youth 
  • Seniors

Previous actions have included phonebanks to stop the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, letter-writing to expand the rights of LGBT immigrants in California, sharing stories to advocate for services and programs for LGBTQ foster youth, and joining marches and rallies to show our support for the LGBT community.


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