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LGBTQ+ State Funding Draft Plan

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To integrate LGBTQ+ resources, programming, curriculum and training into existing institutional spaces, departments, teaching, learning, and service spaces.

Scope of Work for start up: To be co-coordinated by Staff/ Faculty:

● Identify and take an inventory of current or past campus efforts for LGBTQ+ support services and/or safe zone and ally work/training.

● Pursue training opportunities for all employee groups and students.

● Identify faculty who would like to work on developing curriculum/contextualization for LGBTQ+ courses or content, and/or syllabus language, etc.

● Identify regional organizations and/or speakers who can provide training opportunities for Faculty, Staff, Students, and Administrators. Develop an on-campus training schedule for Flex Week, and Flex Fridays, including Title IX training.

● Coordinate training for CAP and Outreach Ambassadors, Student Senate, and Student Employees.

● Work with Library personnel to identify and purchase books, art, and resources for the campus community. Organize a library event that features authors/books, resources, and information.

● Assist with launching Gay Student Alliance Club and identifying Club Advisor

● Support initial student planning of Winter Formal, Spring Prom, and Graduation Celebration (Lavender Graduation)

● Coordinate the development of swag and marketing materials for campus spaces

● Work with FPPO to update signage for gender-neutral restrooms

California Community Colleges

LGBTQ+ One-Time Funding from 2021-22 Budget

Assembly Bill 132

Cabrillo Rainbow Council Sub Groups:

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Student Training, Support, Development
Curriculum Development, Contextualization, Instructional Methods, Library
Employee Professional Development
Events, Activities, and Clubs
Marketing, Webpage, Swag, and Info Sharing
Signs and Spaces
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"You are imperfect, you are wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging."
~ Brene Brown ~

CC LGBTQ+ Caucus

The LGBTQ+ Caucus represents Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer members at California's community colleges. (Bylaws)


  • Co-chair: John C. Hernandez, President, Irvine Valley College

  • Co-chair: Wanden Treanor, Trustee, Marin CCD

  • Vice-Chair: Julius Sokenu, President, Moorpark College

  • Treasurer: Erika Endrijonas, Superintendent /President, Pasadena Area CCD

  • Secretary: Sean Hancock, President, Cerro Coso Community College

  • At Large: Erik Fallis, Director of Public Affairs and Marketing, Coast CCD

  • At Large: Adam Spickler, Trustee, Cabrillo CCD


Cabrillo's CC LGBTQ+ Caucus Membership is open to all staff, faculty, administrators, and trustees. If you would like to join, or if you would like to contribute content to this page, please email Courtney Morillo, Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Services.

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Upcoming Events
6th Annual CCC LGBTQ+ Summit, held virtually April 24 - 25, 2024. The theme for this years’ CCC LGBTQ+ Summit is: Rise, Resist, Empower: The Unstoppable Movement for Queer & Trans Liberation. Registration will be announced in the coming months.
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