The Newark LGBTQ Community Center is a volunteer-run, community-based organization committed to providing safe space, programs, and services that support the well-being of the LGBTQ community and our allies in the Newark, New Jersey area.
Our offices are on the 1st floor of the Main Branch of the Newark Public Library located at 5 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency, we are not working in the office. Our volunteers and board want to ensure that as we serve the community, – we make health and safety a priority.
OUR EFFORT TO SEEK JUSTICE FOR ASHLEY AND HER FAMILY – ASHLEY DEAN MOORE – WAS A 26 YEAR OLD BLACK TRANS WOMEN WHO DIED APRIL 1, 2020 ON BROAD STREET IN NEWARK NJ
ASHLEY DEAN MOORE – WE HONOR YOUR NAME
SUPPORT THE GOFUND ME CAMPAIGN – VIEW THE INTERVIEW WITH STARLET CARBINS – ASHLEY’S MOTHER – AND THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR – BEATRICE SIMPKINS
DONATE: To Donate- please click on the Donate Button above or go to the Donate page where you can find instructions on how to donate using PayPal. We are engaging in social justice work and the push for police reform and we need your support. Our center serves people of color – and our LGBTQ POC community has been suffering long enough – help us do this important work as we partner with other LGBTQ people and allies. It is about continuing to protest now , policy change now, and getting people to the polls in November. We can’t stop until the systems that oppress people are permanently changed to value all human life through its actions and representations in our communities. We know Black Lives Matter – that Black Trans lives matter, that Black LGBTQ+ lives matter – and we work to achieve freedom and social transformation to end racism and separatism in New Jersey and across the country- Say his name – George Floyd. Say her name – Breonna Taylor – Say her name Ashley Dean Moore.
Our goal for 2020 is to raise $200,000 so that we can continue to work towards a providing a safe space, equality, justice, social opportunities and a connection to community, and provide LGBTQ people of color, allies, and supporters a place to achieve lasting social transformation.