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We are Ventura County's LGBTQ community. We believe that all people deserve a diverse, inclusive, accepting and welcoming safe space. In lifting each other up even when it's hard, we build allies, opportunities and resources to live our best lives and help those around us do the same.

News from Diversity Collective

Colorful poster for "Diversity Shines T-shirt Design Contest" with the submission deadline of August 9, 2024. The illustration features cheerful, cartoon fruits, vegetables, and flowers.

Diversity SHINES T-Shirt Design Contest

Calling all artists! It is time to get creative and show the community your skills! Diversity SHINES is holding a T-shirt Design Contest aiming to engage the community in creating…
Venxs flyer announcing group gathering on Sunday July 21st at 6pm

Venxs – Sun 7/21

Join Venxs for a game night. All femmes and thems welcome. We’ll be playing Telestrations. Be prepared to laugh! Sunday, July 21st at 6pm Community Resource Center 2471 Portola Rd,…
A logo of an open book with rainbow-colored pages and sparkles above it, accompanied by the text "The Pride Nook" in cursive at the bottom.

Pride Nook Reading List (July ’24 – Jan ’25)

Below is the List the of books the Pride Nook will be reading through the end of the year. August – V by Aura Marquez  September – Me by Ricky Martin nominated by Anthony …

Free HIV & STI Screening

Upcoming Testing Day: August 1st Do you know your status? Schedule a FREE confidential screening at our Community Resource Center by visiting https://www.diversitycollective.org/schedule-your-appointment/. All appointments are performed by a trained…
Let's Celebrate Pride Month" is written in colorful letters on a white background, bordered by a rainbow gradient.

Pride Month Events

There are three more events this weekend to close out Pride Month: June is Pride Month and there are so many ways to celebrate and support Ventura County’s LGBTQIA+ community!…
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Little Unicorns – Sat 6/29

Join Little Unicorns on Saturday, June 29th from 1 – 3pm at Oxnard Pride! Mary and Thomas will be at the Rainbow Umbrella table waiting for you. We will have…
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Rainbow Umbrella East

The first Thursday of the month we hold Rainbow Umbrella East, presented by Coalition for Family Harmony, in Simi Valley! Our next meeting is: Thursday, August 1st 3:30 – 5:30pm…
Flyer for the PRIDE Career Fair on June 25 at America's Job Center of California in Oxnard. Over 15 businesses participating. Registration details and QR code included. Hosted by Ventura County agencies.

Pride Career Fair

Join us for a vibrant celebration of diversity and opportunity at our Pride Month Career Fair! Explore a myriad of career prospects while immersing yourself in an inclusive and supportive…

Venxs – Thurs 5/23

Join Diversity Collective for May’s full moon celebration. This month we will be holding a special Venxs gathering and partnering with OutSpoken, our men’s groups, for an evening of meditation…

Upcoming Events

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