Our Partners

Story Catcher is a project of The Geezer Gallery. We thank the following for their roles in making this project happen. Without the help of many organizations and individuals this project would not be possible. We are deeply grateful to everyone who helps us find safe spaces to meet or to invite LGBTQ elders to participate.


RACC The Regional Arts and Culture Council provided the funding that makes this year’s Story Catcher Project happen.

The Mission of RACC: To enrich our communities through arts and culture.


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SAGE Metro Portland  offers case management and information & assistance plus advocacy, activities and housing resources for LGBT older adults. SAGE has been involved from the start in supporting the project and inviting participants as well as helping find other community partners. Thank you.
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Friendly House building community one friend at a time.  Thank you for providing us with our first workshop space.

The Hollywood Senior Center serves as a vital neighborhood access point open to all.  We provide services and activities for all older adults across a full spectrum of interests and needs.  We are committed to promoting, enhancing and sustaining the independence, safety, nutrition, health and quality of life of older adults in our community.  Visit www.hollywoodseniorcenter.org for more information about our programs and activities.

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Ainsworth United Church of Christ  Ainsworth is a multi-cultural, multi-racial, open & affirming, Just Peace and accessible church. We celebrate that God is still speaking in our world today and that God’s extravagant welcome and love is for everyone. We hope that your journey of faith will lead you to us and that you experience God’s love through us. Thank you for providing us with another of our meeting spaces so we can be accessible to seniors in as many parts of Portland as possible.

WOAC Women of All Colors: All people coming together to create a community as one, that creates positive change in the world. Thank you for your support, helping find safe spaces and letting people know about our workshop.

NAACPNAACP Portland Branch 1120. The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Thank you for helping publicize our Story Catchers Workshop.


The Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) is a statewide, grassroots organization, uniting Asians and Pacific Islanders to achieve social justice.  We use our collective strengths to advance equity through empowering, organizing and advocating with our communities. Thank you for providing us with a safe meeting space.



PFLAG Portland Black Chapter supporting Black/African American LGBTQ persons, their families, and friends through love and understanding, education, and advocacy. Thank you for helping get the word out about The Story Catcher Project.