a statewide queer people of color organization

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January 2017

Hill Country Ride for AIDS Kick off Party

January 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Fair Market, 100 E 5th Street
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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allgo is participating as a beneficiary for the Hill Country Ride for AIDS. Join our support team allgo.

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February 2017

How to Have Better (Conversations About) Sex

February 4 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Sex can be awesome, but it's often complicated, especially for QPOC! From shame to self-doubt to historical trauma, leading a sex life can sometimes feel daunting in our queer and trans bodies. As people of color, our sexuality is repeatedly and non consensually fetishized and disconnected from our own desires and agency. In addition, we’re often actively discouraged from exploring our relationship with sex, and sometimes, this silence, shame, and fear seeps into our own homes. Join us at allgo…

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March 2017

Cultivating Healthy Boundaries in QPOC Love

March 1 @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

We invite our queer people of color communities to join us. We know that queer people of color are full of love and light! However, that doesn’t mean that loving is always easy or that the relationships we have with our lovers don’t hurt us. The stigma that we face as QPOC can often compound in our relationships when it comes to asking for what we need, setting the necessary boundaries for our comfort and safety, and unlearning the normalization…

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Community Healing

March 25 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sandra Joy Anderson Community Health and Wellness Center, 1705 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702 United States
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We are excited to announce that allgo is collaborating with the Health Equity and Community Engagement Division of Austin Public Health to offer a health fair that will showcase healers and supporters of Austin's queer and trans communities of color. This event will be free and open to the public. Come out and join us for an afternoon of community healing! Meet community healers and local wellness advocates and learn about the work they have been doing in the community. Throughout…

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April 2017

The Praxis of West Indian Orality: Performance as a Research Method

April 28 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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We are happy to announce artist+linguist+educator= Xxaalahh This year's Visiting Performing Artist. The African and African Diaspora Studies Department (AADS) in conjunction with allgo (Texas' statewide queer of color organization) are co-hosting two residency events to celebrate Xxaalahh's work. Both events will be held at allgo and are open to the public. "The Praxis of West Indian Orality: Performance as a Research Method" This workshop explores the use value of Tobago/West Indian yard aesthetics in shaping…

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Join team allgo at the Hill Country Ride for AIDS

April 29 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 18th annual Hill Country Ride for AIDS rolls out Saturday April 29th, 2017. Join team allgo in this exciting opportunity for us to work together to ensure that those living with HIV/AIDS in Central Texas have access to much needed services. We are proud to be one of beneficiary organizations. The HCRA Ride provides support for our wellness information, events, and supplies for our communities impacted and affected by HIV/AIDS. How can I support? Join allgo's ride team. Help allgo's ride team…

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From Song to Object…and You: Sacred Performance as Pedagogy of Reconciliation

April 30 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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We are happy to announce artist+linguist+educator= Xxaalahh This year's Visiting Performing Artist. The African and African Diaspora Studies Department (AADS) in conjunction with allgo (Texas' statewide queer of color organization) are co-hosting two residency events to celebrate Xxaalahh's work. Both events will be held at allgo and are open to the public. "From Song to Object...and You: Sacred Performance as Pedagogy of Reconciliation" This performance event brings together all the elements of the public workshop towards an education of feeling.…

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May 2017

Fostering Community Through Better Communication

May 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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We invite our queer people of color communities to join us. Better communication is often touted as the solution to many different problems. But what is communication? What does it mean to mean to communicate effectively? And how can we work together to use effective communication to build a stronger and healthier community? Joseph Acosta, M.A., LPC (he/him/his) has been in private practice since 2003. He is intimately familiar with many different forms of communication ranging from facial features, tone…

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June 2017

Pride Dance

June 9 @ 6:00 PM - June 10 @ 1:00 AM
Uptown Event Center, 6700 Middlefiskville Rd #403
Austin, TX United States
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Come celebrate QPOC Community and Pride! Sounds by dj.ang.g / Prize raffles all night! Drinks/appetizers provided by Alfred's Catering Free admission before 10pm - $10 after Uptown Event Center 6700 Middlefiskville Rd #403 Austin, TX Sponsorship opportunities available! Show your support for our community. Email jwrichardallgo.org for more information.

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ACTIVITY NIGHT: Self Care First Aid Kits

June 14 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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We invite our queer people of color community members to join us!   Last season, we did A Night of QPOC Self Care here at allgo, and it was one of our most well received events, both in terms of turnout and feedback. One idea that came out of that evening was building physical “Self Care First Aid Kits” that could serve as small packets of solace in our physical lives.   Self Care First Aid Kits contain physical objects…

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