Connect Your Business to THOUSANDS in Our Community--Advertise and Sponsor Pride 2021

If you are looking to create a long-lasting relationship with the LGBTQ+ community there is no better way than becoming a Pride Sponsor and Advertising in the Pride Guide! Act now, limited time only.

 


Connecting your business to the LGBTQ+ Community has never been easier! Come and join us for Pride as a sponsor and advertiser, reach thousands and develop a long and meaningful relationship with our incredible community!
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Time For a Job Change? Join Us With Slalom!

The LOFT has partnered with Slalom to bring you two education sessions with the latest insights on what you can do to get that next job! To register for the events, click here.

Interview Prep Workshop: On Wednesday, May 12th from 6:30-7:30PM EST, join us to brush up on your interview skills. Slalom, a business and technology consulting firm, will host an educational session on what to expect in your interview and how to best prepare. Come with questions and we hope to have you feeling confident for your next interview by the end of the session.

Mock Interview and Resume Reviews: New to the job market? Looking to switch industries or careers? Hoping to improve your interview or resume writing skills? Sign up for a half-hour interview prep or resume review session with a Slalom team member on Thursday, May 13th between 12-1PM EST or 6:30-7:30PM EST for personalized coaching and guidance. Sign up for a time slot here and a LOFT staff member will be in touch with more information.

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Become a Sponsor for Westchester Pride

We are so honored to announce TD BANK as our Premiere Sponsor and the Leonard-Litz LGBTQ Foundation as our Presenting Sponsor for Westchester Pride 2021!

Sponsorship is one of the best ways to connect your business with the thousands of folks celebrating Pride while developing a long-lasting relationship with our community. Come and learn more!

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Queer Community Book Club (QCBC) - Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation

Feed your mind, learn about our culture and read fascinating books about the LGBTQ+ community at the Queer Community Book Club.  Learn about the latest book selection and the passage the virtual group will be discussing on Saturday.

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Join OutWalking for a Hike at Gorge Preserve

It's no surprise that OUTWalking has become a very popular LOFT group. Come and see why! Meet new friends and explore the beautiful natural surroundings Westchester has to offer!

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Let's Catch Up - Staff Spotlights

It's been a hot minute since we've been together, so we thought we'd share a little about ourselves.  Staff Spotlight shows you some of who we are!
Check out how the staff practices self-care during this stressful time!

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You Are Not Alone

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and sadly the LGBTQ+ Community is not immune from this and other forms of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV).
The LOFT's Rebuilding Rainbows program can help.

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TransMission Cycle 1 Awardees

TransMission is a small scholarship of funds available to applicants who identify within the trans & non-binary communities to offset medical, surgical, legal, and/or social transition-related expenses which are not otherwise covered by insurance.  Please note: TransMission scholarships are "microgrants" meant to offset costs related to therapy, hormones, gender-affirming clothing/living expenses, etc, and will not cover the complete cost of most surgical procedures.

   
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Click the Awardee to learn more about each participant! | Applications for Cycle 2 of this scholarship will be available in the Fall of 2021.
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For questions, to be notified of Cycle 2 opening, please contact The LOFT's Director of Programs and Services, Shepard Verbas (they/them) at (914) 948-2932 x13 or [email protected]
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Enroll Now: Health for Life Series!

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Are you living with a chronic health condition, or providing care to someone with a chronic health condition? Would you like to learn how to better self-manage your medical care?
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This spring, The LOFT and Westchester Department of Senior Programs and Services are teaming up to offer the Health for Life Program (HeLP) virtually for LOFT community members!
The HeLP series is open to anyone ages 55 and older living with a chronic health condition (asthma, diabetes, high blood-pressure, etc). Caregivers of all ages are also welcome!
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This interactive program is completely free to attend and will be held over 6 weeks. The sessions will be offered by Zoom, once a week for 2 hours.
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This series will cover:
  • Care management for chronic conditions
  • Guidance on how to best communicate with medical professionals and family
  • Money-saving tips for medical visits
  • A free reference book, exercise & relaxation CDs, which you can keep!
Please contact The LOFT to register:
[email protected] or (914) 948-2932 x13
We will determine the date/time for this series based on group availability, so please be sure to indicate which days & times work best for you!
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We're Here for You

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is here for you to connect with your community.  Our Peer Support Groups are open topic whether you need to heal, process, respond or just hold space with one another. 
For individual support, the center's HelpLine can be reached at #914-948-2932 x13 or [email protected]
As we begin the New Year, let us move Forward Together united by light and love.
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