Upcoming Meetings

September 18th, 2019 Community Meeting

6:00 – 7:30 PM
GLBT History Museum
4127 18th Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Come join us as we work to help keep the Castro queer! At this meeting, we will hear updates about the ordinance formalizing the district, discuss nominations for the Advisory Committee that will manage the district, and hear reports from various committees. Come out to learn more about the Castro LGBTQ Cultural District and how you can get involved.

We are a project of the Leather Alliance who is our fiscal sponsor and 501 ( c ) (3) charitable organization. EIN: 321177586 All contributions are tax deductible.
584 Castro St Unit 660 San Francisco CA 94114


The Castro LGBTQ Cultural District working group is composed of various committees that meet regularly to share updates and engage with the Castro community.

What are the next steps?

  • Continue getting support from neighborhood associations, residents, and visitors (sign our support letter here).
  • Formalizing the district with the creation of an advisory board or another governing body to monitor projects and advise on the distribution of funds.

Fiscal Sponsor Request for Qualifications Due by August 7th. 



Interested in joining a committee?

Sign up!

Email us at contact@castrolgbtq.org

Working Group


Shaun Haines, Co-Chair

Outreach Technology & Inclusion

Andrew Shaffer, Co-Chair
Shaun Haines, Co-Chair


Jesse Oliver Sanford, Chair


Moisés García, Co-Chair
Brad Joseph Chapin, Co-Chair

Interested in joining a committee?

Sign up!

• Cultural Heritage Conservation (previously referred to as Historic Preservation)
To preserve, promote and develop cultural and historic buildings, businesses, organizations, traditions, arts, events and district aesthetics.
• Tenant Protections
To protect tenants from displacement and promote affordable housing and homeownership.
• Arts and Culture
To attract and support artists and cultural enterprises that embody and promote the cultural heritage of the District.
• Economic and Workforce Development
To promote employment, tourism and economic opportunities that stabilize the District’s economy and its residents.
 Land Use
To create City regulations, tools and programs that support businesses and industries that advance the Cultural District.
• Cultural Competency
To promote culturally competent and appropriate City services, policies and narratives.

Interested in joining a committee and have questions?

Email us at contact@castrolgbtq.org


To be notified of future meetings, join our email list here or follow us on Facebook.

Notes from Past Meetings

July 10th, 2019 Community Meeting

June 18, 2019 Co-Chairs Meeting

May 29, 2019 Community Meeting

May 28, 2019 Co-Chairs Meeting

April 23, 2019 Co-Chairs Meeting

March 14, 2019 Community Meeting

February 20, 2019 Co-Chairs Meeting

January 30, 2019 Outreach & Inclusion Meeting

January 16, 2019 Community Meeting

December 17, 2018 Co-Chairs Meeting

November 20, 2018 Co-Chairs Meeting with MOHCD

October 30, 2018 Phonebanking for Prop E

September 19, 2018 Governance Meeting

September 12, 2018 Community Meeting

August 15, 2018 Co-Chairs Meeting

July 31, 2018 Community Meeting

June 14, 2018 Community Meeting

May 10, 2018 Open Meeting