News & Events

We Are Working to Grow The Spahr Center Family

The Spahr Center is fortunate to have a large, warm and loyal base of supporters who attend our events, volunteer on a variety of tasks, and make generous donations to help us achieve our life-saving and life-affirming mission.  We want to GROW that family in order to...

SAVE THE DATE – Thursday, January 23, 2020

The Spahr Center will hold its first Marin LGBTQ+ and HIV Advocacy Day  An essential element of The Spahr Center’s work is to assure that Marin County government, including its various human services agencies and schools, is a full participant in efforts to assure the...

The Spahr Center Welcomes its Newest Board Member – Denny David

At its October 21 meeting, The Spahr Center’s Board of Directors elected its thirteenth member, Denny David. Denny adds additional, outstanding experience as a visionary of LGBTQ+ youth programs to the agency’s leadership. Denny is the Deputy Director of LYRIC, an...

Pharmacy Access to PEP and PrEP

Andy Fyne – HIV Prevention Manager SB 159 was just signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. This important law has the potential to help Marin County further reduce its 20 new annual HIV infections by making powerful HIV prevention medications easier to access....

Power of Our Pride

  Tomorrow, October 10, "Power of our Pride," will air on CNN television and digital platforms.  This historic event features interviews addressing LGBTQ+ issues with the leading candidates for the Democratic party nomination for President.  It coincides with the...

California Just Made a Historic Move In PrEP and PEP Expansion

After passing almost unanimously in the California State Legislature, a bill aimed at expanding access to the life-saving drugs pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. “The HIV epidemic is...