Welcome to Oasis Youth Center!
Thank you for visiting Oasis Youth Center, located in Tacoma, WA. Oasis enhances and sustains the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth by saving individual lives, building community, and developing young leaders who can change the world. 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.
Save The Date:
Saturday May 10th, 7:30pm
Queer Prom @ PLU's Chris Knusten Hall
Open to LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14-24. Entry is free; suggested donation is $2.
This Week's Drop In at Oasis
Thursday Apr 17th, 4-10PM
Check-in and Dinner 6-8pm
Friday Apr 18th, 4-10pm
Centerlink Conversation on Queer Youth Voices - 5:30pm
This national Organization is coming from Florida to listen to your voice and the needs of LGTBQ youth. They will use the information you provide to influence change of youth programs across the country. All attendees get a chance to win a $60 Target gift card.
COME HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD!!
Embrace Your Diva! - 7:30pm
Strut your inner diva this Friday evening at our social mixer, inspired by social justice.
There will be hor d'oeuvres, fun discussions, and a red carpet runway!
Saturday Apr 19th, 6pm-Midnight
Street Yoga - 6:30pm
Easter Egg Hunt! - 8:30pm
Find the hidden eggs and get some wonderful goodies.
In addition we are planning a Breakfast for Dinner feast!
Monday Apr 14th, 5-8:30pm
Oasis Youth Council (OYC) 6-8pm
We will divide up the Queer Prom posters to take to schools and organizations throughout the area.
Also discuss the decorations for Queer Prom!
Find Oasis in our new location...Oasis is open in our new space at 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 and the Rainbow Center are now co-located in a new center in downtown Tacoma.
Visit our Campaign website to find out more information about how you can be involved: www.orctacoma.org