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Our Code of Conduct applies to all staff, group facilitators, volunteers, and participants at our on-site, off-site, and virtual programs, events, and counseling sessions. To learn more, click here.

All group facilitators attend mandatory orientation sessions, such as LGBTQ+ Inclusivity and Anti-Bias/Diversity Equity and Inclusion Training.

Early Gen-Z Queer Hangout

Saturdays, 1:00pm – 2:30pm at The Community Center, 300 Wall Street, Kingston

Tuesdays, 4:00pm – 5:30pm at the Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, New Paltz

All 18 to 24-year-olds who identify with the LGBTQ+ community are welcome! This group’s goal is to establish a safe space to connect with people, express yourself and learn from others.

Questions about Early Gen-Z Queer Hangout? 

Contact Phoenix Laxton (he/they) via email at phoenix@lgbtqcenter.org.

Phoenix Laxton (he/they)
Group Facilitator

Phoenix supports the creation, implementation and evaluation of the various programming we have here at the Center. Along with our groups, he also acts as an event organizer and host. He works to make spaces as welcoming, safe, and accessible as possible.

headshot of Phoenix Laxton


 

Program graphic for Cats, Convos, and Coffee

Cats, Convos and Coffee

Date / Time: 2nd Tuesday, every other month, from 5:30-6:30
Location: Beans Cat Café in New Paltz, 11 Church Street, New Paltz, NY 12561

Right after Early Gen-Z Queer Hangout, we are heading right up the road to Beans Cat Café to enjoy their feline friends! These Bi-Monthly meetings are for all ages and are meant to provide a therapeutic time with up to 8 adoptable cats.

– Max capacity is 12 people. To reserve a spot, please call 845-331-5300 or email programs@lgbtqcenter.org

– Before reserving a spot, please read the rules for visiting the cats at Beans Cat Cafe. You can find them here.

Questions about Cats, Convos and Coffee?

Phoenix Laxton (he/they) via e-mail at phoenix@lgbtqcenter.org

Phoenix Laxton (he/they)
Group Facilitator

Phoenix supports the creation, implementation and evaluation of the various programming we have here at the Center. Along with our groups, he also acts as an event organizer and host. He works to make spaces as welcoming, safe, and accessible as possible.

headshot of Phoenix Laxton