Our Mission

Rainbow Families supports, educates and connects lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) families, parents and prospective parents by offering a wide variety of education programs, support groups, opportunities to connect and more.  Rainbow Families is a volunteer led non-profit organization supported by members, community sponsors, private and public grants and foundations.

Our Vision

Rainbow Families envisions, and strives for, a nation where all LGBTQ+ families can legally, openly and safely live in full equality.

Our Guiding Principles

  • We believe love makes a family, and all LGBTQ+ people should have a legal and accessible path to parenthood
  • We believe all LGBTQ+ families should feel safe, respected and valued in their community
  • We believe all LGBTQ+ families should have access to culturally competent, inclusive and welcoming schools, child care, health care and social services
  • We believe a connected and empowered community affirms LGBTQ+ families and advances their rights
  • We believe Rainbow Families has the responsibility to empower all LGBTQ+ families through community engagement, education and support
  • We believe Rainbow Families must represent all LGBTQ+ families and we strive to reflect the diversity of the people we serve
  • We believe intersectionality and anti-racist values must remain a priority in our work, programs, events, management, hiring practices and actively work towards these values
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