Here, you can learn about our current events and activities, and browse through events we’ve held in the past. As you’ll see, our activities are thought-provoking, joyful, informative, and always celebratory of our queer communities of color.
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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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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.…Find out more »
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…Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
We invite our QPOC community members to join us for this conversation about our sexual health. Being Healthysexual™ “Being Healthysexual is all about taking charge of your sexual health. It’s about getting informed, communicating, and choosing the right protection so you can be yourself. Whatever you’re into...There are a lot of ways to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Knowing all of your prevention options and using the ones right for you will help you have healthier sex.”…Find out more »
What happens when the work of love comes through navigating precarity? My daughterhood was learning and trusting a mothering style that filled with meanings the absence, the landscape, the struggle. I couldn’t be mothered-protected from history, but I could learn to see my daughterhood in the seek-and-hiding from it. My girlhood was an imaginative-embodied space where running my little legs on the mud of northern Brazil without being caught in my girly motion was my favorite freedom game. At times,…Find out more »