Welcome to Oasis Youth Center!
Thank you for visiting Oasis Youth Center, located in Tacoma, WA.  Our mission is to transform the lives of queer youth by creating a safe place to learn, connect, and thrive.  Oasis envisions a world in which queer youth are valued in the community as strong, creative leaders. Oasis is a youth-adult partnership in which young people and adults come together for shared teaching, learning and action. Oasis is fiscally sponsored by the Pierce County AIDS Foundation.



Dining Out For Life
Dine Out! Fight AIDS!
Thursday, April 30th
On Thursday, April 30th, join us for breakfast, lunch, or dinner in one of the South Sound's best restaurants and a portion of your bill will be donated to support HIV/AIDS prevention and care services in Pierce, Thurston, and Lewis Counties. For more information and a full list of participating restaurants, visit www.diningoutforlife.com/southsound.



Earth Gay is on April 25th

Mpowerment, Out for Sustainability and Tacoma Metro Parks will be collaborating to clean and beautify Wright Park on Saturday,
April 25th
 from 9-noon. It's a family-friendly event, all are welcome. 

Out for Sustainability and Mpowerment will provide light refreshments and water to keep you energize. Tacoma Metro Parks will provide equipments, but you will need to provide your own gloves. 

Meet us at Wright Park at 9AM, we will have a canopy tent, so you'll know where we are. 

Please signup/register on Out for Sustainability webpage, this will help know how much food and beverage to get. Also, join the event page on Facebook.
To register: http://out4s.org/serve/earth-gay-tacoma/
Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1558220704453454/


Open Job Listings

Youth Advocate for Health & Well-being
(Click link above for job posting)

This Week at Oasis...

Thursday March 26th: 
Drop In: 4 - 10 p.m.
Testing Thursday @ Rainbow Center: 6 - 8 p.m.
Dinner: 6 p.m.
Check-In: 7 p.m.

Friday March 27th:
Drop In: 4 - 10 p.m.
So Fresh & So Spring Dance Party!  - 7-10 p.m.
Join us for a queer dance party to kick off the new season!  Cool vibes, good music, fun times, and fresh-themed music all night!

Saturday March 28th:
Drop In: 6 p.m. - Midnight
Open Mic- "Impressions" - 8 p.m.
Are you good at impersonating?  Come play a game of "Celebrity Impressions" with us for Open Mic!

Monday March 30th:
Open: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Youth Council
6 - 8 p.m.
Come observe your youth council members as they plan Queer Prom



Vist Oasis... Oasis is located at the The O.R.C., located at 2215 Pacific Avenue in downtown Tacoma, WA. Accessible bus routes: 1, 41, 42, 53, 102, 400, 500, 501. If you are riding the Tacoma Link Light Rail, get off at Union Station and walk to 22nd. 

Oasis drop-in hours are for LGBTQ youth ages 14-24: Mondays (5:30-8:30 for leadership development); Thursdays and Fridays (4-10 pm); Saturdays (6-Midnight).

Oasis Youth Center at The O.R.C.








Oasis and the Rainbow Center are now co-located in downtown Tacoma. 
Visit our Campaign website to find out more information about how you can be involved: www.orctacoma.org