Group Programs

Youth Group

GSA - Youth Group

Youth ages 18 and under are able to come together with other youth with common interests, beliefs, thoughts, ages and backgrounds to talk about issues they may not feel comfortable discussing with others in their day-to-day lives.

Social groups are always facilitated by trained adult facilitators who are positive adult role models. Facilitators help the youth establish guidelines to keep their conversations focused and their relationships positive. This group is open to any youth under the age of 18 who is gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, pansexual or allied (a person who supports all the others, but may identify as straight/heterosexual.)

Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 6pm – 8pm – AGES 20 and under

Youth Tutoring Program

This program focuses on youth, under 18 that would like extra help with school homework and understanding. This group is taught by licensed teachers from Nevada.

Meets: Weekly on Tuesday and Thursday, from, 5pm – 6pm

COMPREHENSIVE SEX Education

Comprehensive sex education (CSE) is a sex education instruction method based on-curriculum that aims to give students the knowledge, attitudes, skills and values to make appropriate and healthy choices in their sexual lives.

Meets: TBA

Trans Youth Social Group

The Center’s Transgender Program is a welcoming, affirming space for transgender and gender diverse individuals to get together and build community.

Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 6pm – 8pm – AGES 20 and under

BISEXUAL+ YOUTH SOCIAL GROUP

This is a social group for individuals who identify as bisexual+. The groups meets to provide peer support, discuss and share experiences, learn and practice effective communication to build trust and intimacy for relationships, and build a community for the bisexual+ community.

Meets: 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 6pm – 8pm – AGES 20 and under

Coding Class with "Code Elocs"

Parents please give your child the opportunity to learn how to code for FREE. We want ALL youth to have an opportunity to learn how to code.
Come out and give YOUR child a chance.
 

Meets: 2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 5pm – 6pm

Gender
Diversity

Adult Trans Formations Social Group

This is a peer led and confidential social group for individuals who identify as trans men, trans masculine and/or female-to-male (FtM), trans women, trans feminine and/or male-to-female (MtF).  This is a safe, drop-in space providing peer-run social support, engaging conversation, and relevant resources to attendees.

Meets: 3rd Wednesday each month 630 – 8pm

Senior
Group

Senior Social Group

A senior group that works to educate Henderson, NV LGBTQ senior’s through action by being positive role models and contributing members of the community at large, connecting LGBTQ senior’s to the resources needed to make informed decisions, respecting them as the unique individuals that they are while also respecting their family of choice and empowering them by reinforcing the belief that every human being has the inherent right to be whom and what they want to be.  55+, Come out and meet other Seniors, Food, Soda, Coffee, Games, Socialize! 

Meets: 4th Tuesday of every month from 6 – 8pm

Men & Women
Groups

Equality in Recovery - NA Support Group

If you, a friend, or a loved one suffers from drug use, understand you are not alone. Transitioning to a life of sobriety is a big step. This is a support group for individuals who would like to share their story and support others. 

Meets: Weekly on Saturday, 1030am – 1130am

Equality in Recovery - AA Support Groups

If you, a friend, or a loved one suffers from drug use, understand you are not alone. Transitioning to a life of sobriety is a big step. This is a support group for individuals who would like to share their story and support others. 

Meets: Weekly on Thursday, 630pm – 730pm – AL-ANON

Meets: Weekly on Friday, 6pm – 7pm – ACOA AA

Meets: Weekly on Friday, 7pm – 8pm – AA

LSN - Lesbian Social Network

The Lesbian Social Network (LSN) is an open topic group run by women for women.
Ages 18 and older, who identify as lesbian, bisexual, queer, or are questioning their sexuality.

Meets: Postponed

LGBTQ+ PEOPLE OF COLOR PEER Social GROUP

The LGBTQ+ people of color group is a group attempting to connect young black LGBTQ+ people with older black LGBTQ+ people through mentorship and knowledge.

Meets: Postponed

LGBTQ Parent Night

Are you a parent of a LGBTQ child?  Want to meet other parents?  Or just have questions you would like to understand?  This group is for you.

Meets: 3rd Friday of every month 6 – 8pm

Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society Social Group - SNAPIQS

The LGBTQ+ Asian and Pacific Islander social group promotes Asian culture in a positive, supportive, informative, and fun environment while bridging the gap between various cultures.

Meets: Postponed

Bisexual+ Social Group FOR Adults

This is a social group for individuals who identify as bisexual+. The groups meets to provide peer support, discuss and share experiences, learn and practice effective communication to build trust and intimacy for relationships, and build a community for the bisexual+ community.

Meets: 1st Wednesday of each month 630 – 8pm

Veteran's Social Group

A LGBTQ Social Group for our Veteran’s.  Meet other Veteran’s, talk, socialize, and be part of something amazing for the men and women that have served our country.

Meets: 4th Wednesday of each month. 6pm – 8pm

3D Printing Class

Are you interested in learning how to 3D Print? Henderson Equality Center will be teaching a monthly class on how to program, design, create and print your favorite 3D objects out. Open to ages 13 and older. No experience needed to join teaching class. Class is FREE.

Meets: 2nd Tuesday every month. 6pm – 8pm

Classroom teaching – Sept, Nov, Jan, Mar, May, Jul – 2 Hours of Classroom Instruction

Computer time – Aug, Oct, Dec, Feb, Apr, Jun – 2 Hours of Computer Time

Na Hula Hali'A Aloha Dance Class

Na Hula Hali’A Aloha Dance Class – Open Dance Class for all ages. A Membership HUI organization, we welcome family and others to come out and learn our culture of dance. To sign up call Kuma Charles at 702-572-7640 or email at Nahaliaaloha@aol.com
 

Meets:  (Check Calendar for class days)

Pride Yoga

Join ThePhoenixNevada at the Henderson Equality Center on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month at 6pm to 7pm for Pride Yoga! Bring your Yoga Mat if you have one, and let’s have fun!
 
Meets: 1st and 3rd Tuesday every month. 6pm – 7pm

Job Readiness
Programs

Employment Readiness Training

Our Employment Readiness training aims to change participants’ attitudes toward authority,
culture and peers, enabling them to succeed in further skills training or education programs
as well as the workplace.

The employment model is the Job Readiness training, a four-week workshop that takes a
tough love, no excuses approach to work readiness. This curriculum delves into the root
causes of a person’s inability to obtain and keep a job, mentoring participants towards the
attitudes and workplace behaviors they need to overcome employment obstacles and
transform their lives. Activities are conducted through individual and team-based
assignments, in-class exercises, and classroom seminars and cover the following
components:

  • Job readiness (Resume Building, Interviewing)
  • Career development (Networking, Effective Communication)
  • Computer skills training
  • Customer service 101 skills
  • Workplace Ethics & Behavior
  • Dressing for Success (Career Gear)
  • Goal Setting

A certificate is awarded upon completion of each class.

Meets: TBA