Founded in 1979, CUAV works to build the power of LGBTQQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) communities to transform violence and oppression. We support the healing and leadership of those impacted by abuse and mobilize our broader communities to replace cycles of trauma with cycles of safety and liberation. As part of the larger social justice movement, CUAV works to create truly safe communities where everyone can thrive.
Every day, we fight for the dignity of black and brown queer and trans lives through our Wellness services and community organizing. In this work, it’s important to take a moment to celebrate and be with each other — to sustain our spirits and strengthen our personal connections. February 19th, come join us for CUAV’s […]
In the wake of the killing of Mike Brown we are deeply saddened by losing yet another life to police brutality. At CUAV we work with LGBTQ survivors of domestic and hate violence. Through our work we have come to understand police violence as an LGBTQ issue. We know that being a person of color, […]