Welcome to the Pride Center!

smiling students under a rainbow cloth

We're glad you're here. The De Anza Pride Center is open this fall in Library 138. (Walk around the outside of the Library to the southwest corner of the building, and look for the door facing the grassy area by S Quad.)

Take Our Survey!

We're just getting started, and we'd love to hear from you! Please take our short survey about what you'd like to see at the new Pride Center, or send an email to deanzapride@deanza.edu if you'd like to learn more! 

We are so excited to have the Pride Center as De Anza’s newest student center on campus! The Pride Center provides a safe, supportive and welcoming space for students across the gender and sexuality spectrum to build community, find resources and connect with the support needed to thrive in their college experience.

smiling young woman with short hairVisit the Pride Center to learn about LGBTQ+ focused workshops and events, access free sexual health and personal hygiene resources, and enjoy a safe place to study and be in community with other LGBTQ+ identifying students and allies.  

By building partnerships with various campus and community-based resources, we are also able to facilitate referrals and identify support networks to boost student success both on and off campus.

We are committed to uplifting and celebrating the diversity and intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ community, especially those groups who have been historically underrepresented.  The Pride Center provides guidance, through workshops and educational resources, to the larger campus community, in order to ensure that De Anza is welcoming and inclusive of all LGBTQ+ individuals.



Pride Center Events

Thank you to all who participated in the visit with Ayana “Yanni” Brumfield.

Please check back here for updates on more events in the future.


Thursday, Nov. 3: Ayana "Yanni" Brumfield

Ayanna BrumfieldThe Pride Center and LGBTQ+ Alliance welcomed Ayana “Yanni” Brumfield (they/them) to campus.

Ayana is a Black, queer, non-binary, multidisciplinary artist and community "artivist" from Oakland, California. They are the founder of the annual Limitless Queer Fashion Show, which prioritizes increasing representation of Black, brown and queer people in the fashion industry. They regularly walk in New York Fashion Week, and they have been featured in Teen Vogue, Vogue, Allure, Paper Magazine and more.

Ayana also curates discussion circles, food drives, and nightlife events; their life’s work is to uplift and help others find their confidence and live authentically. The foundation of their work is bringing community together – because they know that together, we are stronger. 

Contact

Jamie Pelusi

Jamie Pelusi
Faculty Coordinator

pelusijamie@deanza.edu


Office Location

Library 158
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Our Counselor

Huy Le
Learning Communities and Pride Center Counselor

lehuy@deanza.edu


Some Resources 

Introducing the Pride Center

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