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Mission Statement:
 
"To promote awareness, to empower our community, to encourage diversity and understanding of the LGBT community"

About Us
We are a group of dedicated unpaid volunteers creating an organization in the High Desert  (Victor Valley area)  to inform our community of news and events that affect us.  Other than grassroots efforts in our area; the passage of Proposition 8 made many of us in the Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual, and Transgendered communities, realize that we don't have a formal or simple way to communicate and inform our communities of events and rallies in the High Desert.
 
With a population base of over 400,000 in the Victor Valley area, Mountain areas and the Mountain foothill areas, we feel it's time to get better organized and provide a centralized site for information. 
 
At this time, we are looking to keep our community informed of activities in and around our area.  This web site is being created for our community.  We have created a "Links to Other Sites" that may be helpful to some of you.  Please select the Links to Other Sites on the Navigation sidebar, on the left,  to see the list of linked sites (A separate browser window will open to the linked site).
 
Please get the word out on this web site:  www.highdesertequality.org .  Remember, we are an organization (that is why we have the .org designation instead of the .com - which is for commercial sites).
 

 
Who's invited to High Desert Equality?
Everyone!  We are an  inclusive group.  We are a small but growing group.  We have gays, straights, lesbians, business owners, blue collar workers, managers, and unemployed people.Constructive criticisms, ideas and suggestions are always welcomed.   
When are the meetings held?
Generally, the meetings are held the 3rd Sunday of every month.  Please select the Calendar on the Navigation sidebar to see upcoming events. 
Where are the meetings held? 
Meetings are held at the Family Assistance Program (formally the High Desert Domestic Violence Program) located at 15075 7th Street in Victorville, CA 92395, One of Life's Perks, 18343 Outer Hwy. 18 South #1, Apple Valley, CA 92307 OR at the homes of our members.
 Goals
  • Keep our community informed
  • Promote Understanding of who we are to those that don't know or understand us
  • Start social / group activities (movie night, dinner night, etc)
  • Foster and encourage individual and community growth and understanding
  • Start a food bank and voluntary assistance to those less fortunate
  • Co-ordinate and work with other groups and organizations in our community
  • Social Networking
  • Discussion panels/meetings on issues that affect us as individuals and as a community
  • Bring in guest speakers to inform and help our community

Happenings at High Desert Equality
Are you interested in hiking, running, movies, arts / crafts?  Help / join High Desert Equality in planning these social activities and events.  We need leaders and participants for various activities. 
 
We are in the early stages of creating men and women social groups within High Desert Equality.  Come to our board meetings or general meetings for more information.





Upcoming meetings & events






 2016 Pride Events:
March 30-April 3
April
8-11
May 21-22

June 10-12
June 18
 June 25-26
July 16-17
September 16
Sept 30-Oct 2
October 8
October 21-23
Oct 29-Nov 1
November 1-6

Dinah Shore Weekend
White Party Palm Springs
Long Beach Pride
LA Pride (West Hollywood)
Antelope Valley Pride
San Francisco Pride

San Diego Pride
Out on the Mountain
Gay Days Disneyland
Pride @ The beach
Las Vegas Pride
Leather Pride
Palm Springs Pride
 
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