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What is our vision?

What is our mission statement?
TO EMPOWER GLBT people to celebrate the full diversity of our lives by providing services, education and cultural events and activities to all members of the community;

TO ADVOCATE equality & unity for all people regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity and to promote our community wellness; and

TO SERVE Coachella Valley residents & visitors.

Where is the Desert Pride Center?
Come join us! Stop by and find out how you can get involved! We are located at 611 South Palm Canyon, Suite 201, Palm Springs, CA.


When is the Desert Pride Center open?
The Desert Pride Center is open six days per week, Monday-Thursday 12 Noon – 9 pm / Friday 12 Noon – 6 PM / Saturday 9 am – 5 pm / Closed Sundays except for special events. Come by and see us! Meet our helpful volunteers, join The Center and start getting involved today! Please call ahead to confirm any schedule changes at 760-327-2313.

What does the Desert Pride Center do?
We provide activities, services and programs to enhance and sustain the health and well being of the GLBT communities by creating community, empowering community members, providing essential resources, advocating for our civil and human rights, and embracing our cultural diversity.

When is the next Desert Pride Center event?
Check out our calendar and get involved in your Desert Pride Center! Or you can look at our listing of current events at the Desert Pride Center.

Is the Desert Pride Center a non-profit organization?
Yes, the Desert Pride Center is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. All donations made to the Desert Pride Center are tax deductible to the extent allowed by tax regulations.

How many volunteers does the Desert Pride Center have?
(Currently about 25) The Center couldn’t have attained its present level of achievement without the core of dedicated and talented volunteers from within the local GLBT community. The number of active volunteers is growing fast. If you are interested in becoming part of the volunteer team, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

How can I support the Desert Pride Center?
Purchase a yearly membership to The Center. Membership gives you the right to all privileges and services offered including our monthly newsletter, access to classes and reduced prices for some special events.

Business owners can become Business Members and receive advertising and promotional benefits. You can also donate time, equipment or furniture to the Center.

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And, of course, your generous contributions to The Center are always welcomed and appreciated!