AdvocacY & Political

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

Providing Legal Services and Programs to California's low-income communities

(831) 724-2253

21 Carr Street
Watsonville, CA 95076

CRLA is a nationally recognized leader in farmworker and migrant service provision through community outreach, educational training, and direct legal service. Eligible clients access services from a team of public interest attorneys at no cost. CRLA firmly believes that justice should be a basic human right for all. CRLA represents low-income rural clients on a variety of cutting edge issues including gender and transgender related issues.

GLBT Alliance of Santa Cruz County, CA

Santa Cruz County's Progressive Political Queers and Allies

(831) 460 3382

PO Box 7842
Santa Cruz, CA 95061

We ensure that queer issues are not overlooked or assimilated, and that a queer voice is heard on issues, by candidates directly, and in campaigns.


Queer Youth Task Force of Santa Cruz County

(831) 427-4004

The description should read:  The Queer Youth Task Force of Santa Cruz County mission is to ensure a vibrant community where every youth thrives in their expression of actual or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity. We strive to improve the quality of life for all LGBTIQ youth in our community, as well as children raised in homes where LGBTIQ people live. Programs include the Safe Schools Project, Trans* Teen Project and the Queer Youth Leadership Awards. Internships available.

Rainbow Vets

The Diversity Center

(831) 425-5422

Providing advocacy, recognition, education, support and resources for LGBTIQ active-duty personnel, veterans, their partners, family and friends. We meet monthly at the Diversity Center every first Wednesday at 7pm.

Transgender Law Center

Making authentic lives possible

1629 Telegraph Avenue, Suite 400
Oakland, CA 94612

(415) 865-0176

Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression.



Support services for women with all types of cancer, at all stages of the journey.

2901 Park Avenue, Suite A1
Soquel, CA 95073

(831) 457-2273

WomenCARE offers emotional & practical support, has an on-site library, and provides many other resources for women with cancer and their friends and family. All services are free.