FOUND FAMILY COLLECTIVE
We envision a vibrant, collective community of resilient, self-determined queer and trans folks.
WHAT IF WE THRIVED, INSTEAD OF SIMPLY SURVIVED?
Dr. Maya Angelou once said,
Surviving is important; thriving is elegant.
When you are a queer or trans person residing in the state that your governor hails as the state
"where woke goes to die," nothing is simple and elegant for you. Surviving is not enough.
Protesting is not enough.
Political organizing is not enough.
To be clear: all of these things are important and necessary, but none of them alone is the answer to what queer and trans Floridians face.
There has to be strong networks of mutual care and mutual aid.
There has to be joy.
There has to be respite.
There has to be competence in taking care of ouselves and each other.
Enter Found Family Collective.
Our mission at Found Family Collective is to enhance the social fabric of the local queer and trans community by engaging in intergenerational programs and events that promote dignity, joy, and connectedness through an
What does that all mean?
We are passionate about creating the world we wish already existed, without replicating the subhuman power games we presently live and operate under.
We believe that everyone should have access to the resources, connections, and skills they need to flourish--in this world and the next.
Through our programming, we aim to bring people together to build a more connected community of capable lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer folks.
Ways you can get involved: