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As of July 1, 2021, two San Luis Obispo County organizations dedicated to ending sexual assault and intimate partner violence merged into one larger alliance.

Annual Events

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Past Event Photos

Display of a food table with two tiers of food on platters.

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.

Annual Events

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.

Mission Plaza and Event Logo

Celebrate Community Fun Run & Festival

Where: Mission Plaza, San Luis Obispo
When: October 15, 2022

The Celebrate Community Fun Run & Festival 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 fun run for the love of SLO County. The festival will include food, beer, wine, music, a raffle with unique experiences and prizes, a resource fair, and a makers’ market. This event celebrates community while supporting a great cause in San Luis Obispo County.

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Flashlight Series

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.

Flashlight Series

Lumina Alliance Flashlight Series

DVAM Speaker

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).

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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 power-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.

Lumina Alliance Launch

Past Event Photos

Side view of Lumina Alliance CEO, Jennifer Adams, presenting at podium.

Lumina Nights

03.27.22- Heraldo Creative Studion and Yvonne Goll Photography

Lumina Alliance banner surrounded by balloons at the Brand Launch event

Brand Launch Event

07.14.21- Heraldo Creative Studio