PRIDE FOR LIFEStay connected with UCR well past graduation by joining an alumni group, adding your information to our networking roster, attending the Lambda Celebration or taking advantage of giving opportunities. Keep the UC River-pride alive!
- Connect with the UC Riverside Pride Alumni Group and LGBT Resource Center on Facebook.
- Join the UCR Alumni Association.
- Find old friends with our LGBT/Allies Alumni Roster (*pdf) and help us build our alumni network by adding or updating your contact information and interests.
- Attend the annual Lambda Celebration.
- Donate a book or DVD to our library through our Amazon Wish List.
- Support current UCR students by donating to our scholarships and center programs.
Writer and community organizer Ching-In Chen works in Asian-American communities nationwide. She wrote “The Heart's Traffic,” co-edited “The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities” and is a Kundiman and Lambda Literary Fellow
A San Francisco native, Jocelyn Wong proudly serves as the Director of Foundation Support for the ACLU of Northern California. She discovered a passion for activism and writing while studying Political Science and LGBIT Studies at the University of California, Riverside. In her spare time, Jocelyn enjoys working in the yard, reading about social justice, discovering new music, and watching football.
Award-winning producer, director and lecturer Pam Walton’s films have screened at the Margaret Mead Film Festival, the International Public Television Screening Conference and on PBS and LOGO.
She and Ruth Carranza run Pam Walton Productions, dedicated to truth, activism and challenging homophobia.
Theatre Director, Writer, and Performer Shakina Nayfack lives and works in New York City where she is the Founding Artistic Director of the Musical Theatre Factory (MTF). She is the first transgender recipient of a Lilly Award (named after playwright Lillian Hellman) recognizing the remarkable contributions to the American Theatre made by women.
T. (Tania) Hammidi
Writer, educator and performer T. Hammidi is the founder of Queerture: Queerture + Couture, a space connecting those drawn to LGBTQ fashion and costuming.
T’s writing is in Curve, Bitch, Velvetpark and more. She currently teaches art and design at the California College of the Arts.
Vincent Cervantes is a queer Chicano writer, speaker and activist. After “reparative” therapy, he joined Soulforce and visited conservative campuses, challenging anti-LGBTQ discrimination.
Now a Harvard Divinity School grad student, he speaks out on shows such as “The Tyra Banks Show” and PBS’ “In The Life.”
Our Alumni Change the World
We salute alumni making a queer cultural impact today. Learn more about their select achievements and inspiring work.