Community Conversations: A Place of Pride for Boyle Heights to take place Feb. 3

Metro’s “Community Conversations” are online meetings hosted by community leaders to help us learn the histories, art, activism and cultural assets of the neighborhoods that shape Los Angeles County. The next conversation, Mi Centro es Tu Centro: A Place of Pride for Boyle Heights, will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Join us and learn about the Eastside’s LGBTQ history and how Mi Centro in Boyle Heights serves Latinx LGBTQ individuals and the broader Boyle Heights area.

About this Event

Join a virtual gathering with leaders from Mi Centro in Boyle Heights, managed in partnership by the Los Angeles LGBT Center and the Latino Equality Alliance.

Our featured panelists are:

  • Alan Acosta (he/him/his), Director of Strategic Initiatives, Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • Jo Cerda (she/her/hers), Youth & Family Connections Manager, Los Angeles LGBT Center
  • Eddie Martinez (he/him/his), Executive Director, Latino Equality Alliance

The conversation is free to join! We encourage you to RSVP. You’ll be able to join the Zoom meeting hereLa traducción al español en vivo estará disponible en Zoom.

If you don’t have a computer, smartphone, or stable internet, you can call in by dialing 888-788-0099 (US Toll-free), Meeting ID: 995 7116 9609, Passcode: 731926. La traducción al español en vivo no estará disponible por teléfono.


La interpretación en vivo en español estará disponible en Zoom. Live Spanish interpretation will be available on Zoom.

All Metro meetings are accessible to persons with disabilities. ADA and Title VI Requirements: Special accommodations are available to the public for Metro-sponsored meetings. All requests for reasonable accommodations and translation must be made at least three working days (72 hours) in advance of the scheduled meeting date; please call 213.326.1787 or California Relay Service at 711.

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