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 24th, 4-10PM
Check-in and Dinner 6-8pm
Friday Apr 25th, 4-10pm
Focus Group - 5:30pm
Are you 18-25? Do you identify as LGBTQ? Have you ever been involved in the child welfare or juvenile justice system?
The Center for Children and Youth Justice are hosting a confidential focus group at Oasis and they want to hear from you! Help fix these broken systems by sharing your insight.
*Refreshments will be served and all participants will receive $50 worth of gift cards.*
COME HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD!!
Computer Lab! - 7:00pm
Will is going to be here for those interested in more things computers.
Saturday Apr 26th, 6pm-Midnight
Open Mic!Calling all singers, vocalists, and lip-syncers! If you're interested in performing at Proud this summer, join Out & Loud - a chorus of Oasis youth and volunteers. We will be singing a remix to Mary Lambert's "She Keeps Me Warm" and are also in need of two soloists. Proud is less than 3 months away- come to Oasis on Saturday to help us plan for this special event!
Monday Apr 28th, 5-8:30pm
Oasis Youth Council (OYC) 6-8pm
As Queer Prom nears we will be finishing up our planning for the event.
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