Diversity Collective is a community-based 501(c)3 nonprofit governed by a volunteer board of directors and volunteer advisory board. Our mission is providing advocacy, visibility, safety, and wellness for the LGBTQ+ community. We do this work via our community resource center, programs, and community-building events.
Our Vision is A Ventura County community where LGBTQ+ individuals, inclusive of all intersecting identities, have immediate access to needed services, are celebrated, and treated with equity and respect.
Our Values are:
Diversity Collective Ventura County is the proud home of support groups such as Little Unicorns, the Rainbow Umbrella Program that focuses on youth 13 to 23, our men's group OutSpoken, and our book club, the Pride Nook. We are also home to our HIV and AIDS Education and Prevention Program. We host Ventura County Pride, AIDS Walk Ventura, the Diversity Gala, Pride Prom Ventura, and many other events and activities weekly, monthly and yearly. All proceeds raised through our fundraising efforts go to fund our community resource center, programs, and events.
News & Updates
Community Resource Center
Our Community Resource Center provides a safe space for the LGBTQIA community of Ventura County. Our staff and volunteers support the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocate for equality and justice through civic engagement, and work to build a culturally rich community through various groups and classes. At the Diversity Collective Community Resource Center, we strengthen, support, and connect our LGBTQIA community. Together we all thrive.
Upcoming Meetings & Events
Meet Our Team
Board of Directors
Meet Our Sponsors
Our sponsors help to fund programs and events that promote diversity through education-focused community outreach, which will allow the development of programs that will eventually translate into greater mental and physical wellness for the LGBT community.
Interested in partnering with us?
Please contact us via phone, mail, or email using the form below. To get involved by volunteering, sponsoring or donating to the Diversity Collective, please check out our Get Involved page.
For a free rapid HIV test at our new Community Resource Center call our confidential line: