Our mission is to empower those impacted by sexual and intimate partner violence through innovative advocacy, healing, and prevention programs. You can contribute to our mission and have a great time by supporting our events as an attendee, sponsor, or volunteer.
Where: La Lomita Ranch, San Luis Obispo
When: March 27, 2022
Lumina Nights creates a unique opportunity for partnerships between Lumina Alliance, local wineries, corporate sponsors, and community members in San Luis Obispo County. In addition to raising money, this event raises awareness for the important issues of sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence and provides community exposure for sponsors.
Lumina Alliance Community Harvest Festival
Where: The Octogon Barn, San Luis Obispo
When: October 22, 2022
The Community Harvest Festival and 0.5k is a family-friendly event that invites participation from the community, corporate sponsors, and local athletes and non-athletes alike. The event begins with a 0.5k “race” to end gender-based violence. The Harvest Festival Includes food, beer, wine, music, a silent auction, a resource fair, and a makers’ market. This event celebrates community while supporting a great cause in San Luis Obispo County.
Lumina Alliance Flashlight Series
SAAM Movie Screening
Why: Sexual Assault Action Month
Where: The Palm Theater
When: June 3, 2022
For Sexual Assault Action Month (SAAM), Lumina Alliance will host a special movie screening and panel discussion on issues related to Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse. This event will create a safe environment for survivors and supporters to raise awareness, show support, and engage in difficult conversations.
Lumina Alliance Flashlight Series
Why: Domestic Violence Action Month
Where: Location TBA
When: October 2022
In honor of Domestic Violence Action Month (DVAM), Lumina Alliance will host a special event featuring a high-profile speaker who will present on issues salient to power-based violence. Past speakers have included Dr. Jackson Katz (renowned educator, author, and filmmaker) and Melissa Jeltsen (award-winning senior reporter at HuffPost).
Support an Event
Attend an event: Thank you for your interest in attending our events! We are confident that you will have a fun and memorable time at each one. The links to register for our events will be found here in the months prior to each event. Please sign up for our newsletter if you would like monthly updates on events and other happenings at Lumina Alliance.
Sponsor an event: Becoming a sponsor for Lumina Alliance is an important way to demonstrate your business’s commitment to supporting survivors of gender-based violence in our community. Sponsorships come with unique and engaging marketing opportunities at each of our annual events, and also offer your business the opportunity to demonstrate leadership in corporate responsibility, and make a meaningful impact in ensuring that San Luis Obispo County is a safe, thriving, and equitable community for everyone. If you are interested in becoming an annual event sponsor, please email us at [email protected]
Volunteer at an event: Our annual events rely heavily on volunteers to make them a success. Depending on your interest and availability, you can choose to become a part of our event planning committee and help us design unique and fun experiences for our community, or you can choose to act as a day-of volunteer for any of our four events. Each role is important and appreciated. If you are interested in volunteering on the planning committee, please email us at [email protected]. If you would like to volunteer for a specific event, the links to sign up will be found here in the months prior to the event.