EDUCATIONAL-SOCIAL GROUPS


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What We Offer

Our Educational-Social Group program sponsors a variety of free, not-for-credit, learning seminars and workshops. Each week, a new topic is presented based on assessment of community and workforce needs or interests. Workshops are led by Education Facilitators and/or guest lecturers.


We believe that genuine connection and belonging to a community are essential to the human experience. At VeryHuman, we sponsor and provide space for variety of different groups to serve our diverse member population.

Our groups provide a fun and alternative space for individuals to meet and make new friends, appreciate one another’s stories, and build a vibrant empowered community. Each group meets for two hours weekly and is led by a facilitator, and invites someone from different areas of expertise to present an educational topic. 

Community social groups are free to attend and RSVP is not necessary, unless stated otherwise. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Our current sponsored groups are listed below.


Celebration of life, sro housing dtla

A gathering place for members to connect and share experiences with other people who are on the same or similar journey. 

Meets: Monthly Event 

Location: TBA

Group Facilitator: Patricio Soza

Language: English & Spanish


Grupo Re-Nacer Trans

A welcoming and fun educational-social networking group open to all forms of trans identity and expression to learn from others and share experiences with people on a similar journey.

Meets: Tuesday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: MCC Church

Group Facilitator: Ximena Martinez

Language: Spanish


ESL Class

A welcoming space for all to ensure that students gain a foundation in language structure and become comfortable and confident in communicating with others in English.

Meets: Tuesday, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: MCC Church

Group Facilitator: Hector Cabrera

Language: English & Spanish


Grupo Reflexiones Espirituales

An educational-social networking group for all to reflect on biblical and other relevant spiritual themes that are of importance to the community today.

Meets: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Location: MCC Church

Group Facilitator: Cory Montoya-Fernando Trejo

Language: English & Spanish


grupo amistad

A welcoming educational-social networking group for all members to connect with other trans people who understand and share the complexity of living an authentic life, seek support in dealing with their feelings.

Meets: Thursday, 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Location: 512 S Indiana St. Los Angeles, CA 90063

Group Facilitator: Vilma Mendoza and Frank Martinez

Language: English & Spanish


Grupo conexión 

A safe and fun environment where members can express themselves freely, meet new people, and be educated with different topics that are presented weekly.

Meets: Friday, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Location: MCC Church

Group Facilitator: Joselyn Valle

Language: English & Spanish


**Please note that dates and times are subject to change.