Peninsula Family Service participates in a fantastic lineup of fundraising and community events throughout the year. Attend or sponsor an event, and you are actively contributing to life-saving programs that assist over 10,000 children, families, and older adults every year!
Intimate Partner Violence in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Communities
Sponsored by Peninsula Family Service and the PRIDE Initiative of San Mateo County
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
1300 S. El Camino Real, San Mateo, CA
Suite 100, Conference Room 114
Join industry thought leaders and local nonprofit partners for a free workshop on intimate partner violence (IPV) among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people and other groups of people still exploring their sexual preference and gender issues. Topics will address the issue from demographic, legal, and psychological perspectives, with an emphasis on IPV in elderly LGBTQ populations. Also included will be information on interventions and available community resources.
Discussion will include:
- Similarities and differences of IPV in the LGBTQ community and the heterosexual community
- Generational differences and experience, focusing on seniors in particular
- Factors contributing to IPV in the LGBTQ community
- LGBTQ IPV cycle of violence
- Myths and facts about LGBTQ IPV
- Statistics about LGBTQ IPV
- Resources for accessing supportive services, and obstacles to seeking help
Click here to register for the free workshop (Three CEU credits are available at $35)
A Night at the Copa
The hottest spot north of Havana!
Hosted by our Hillsborough Auxiliary
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The San Francisco City Club
Tickets can be purchased for $285 per person
Join our Hillsborough Auxiliary in celebration of their 51st year at their spectacular annual gala! Dinner, dancing, and the opportunity to good by supporting their STEM fund-a-need. View photos from last years event, purchase tickets, or become a sponsor!
Thank you to the Gala’s Platinum and Gold Sponsors!