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2018 Purple Lily Awards

Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $75.00 USD · 32 rsvps
La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in Los Angeles, CA


SELA Leadership Academy

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 4 rsvps
YMCA Rio Hondo

SELA LGBTQ+ Leadership Academy

Somos Power, Somos SELA

The leadership academy is a project funded by the California Community Foundation. Its purpose is to create a pipeline of leaders from Southeast Los Angeles neighborhoods to city hall by equipping them to address the challenges and recognize the opportunities in their community. 

The academy will provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth and ally to learn how to build community and political power in transforming the communities of Bell, Bell Gardens, Commerce, Cudahy, Downey, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, South Gate, Vernon, and Walnut Park.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact Charlie Ruiz-Vazquez at outreach@latinoequalityalliance.com or by text/call at 323-695-1257.

SELA LGBTQ+ Leadership Academy is a project of Latino Equality Alliance funded by the California Community Foundation.  Members of the advisory board include The Wall Las Memorias, Communities for a Better Environment, East LA Community College (South Gate Campus), YMCA, Penny Lane, AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Southern California Alchohol and Drugs Program.



Calavera T-Shirt

Friday, November 02, 2018 at 12:00 PM · $5.00 USD · 2 rsvps


Official Calavera T-Shirt


$30 per shirt

About the Symbolism in the Calavera Skull: LEA’s logo is orange in advocacy against gun violence. The green ribbon highlights mental health, colors of the rainbow flag are in the cheeks and the gender symbols represent binary and non-binary identity. The diamond honors the LGBTQ community, the roses symbolize life and the skull itself signifies our sameness in humanity. Artist is Anthony Gutierrez.

Once the purchase order is confirmed, a representative will follow up with your t-shirt size request and information on where to pick up your order or for your shipping address.

Proceeds from t-shirts sales will support our LGBTQ and ally youth council. 

Thank you for your support. 

Latino Equality Alliance
LEA's mission is to promote liberty, equality, and justice for the Latino LGBTQ community.