If you share our enthusiasm for Bay Area lesbian history, we want you! We have a variety of short or long term projects.

A few areas include:

  • inventorying, cataloguing and storage space organizing

  • donor development

  • planning and producing events such as author readings and fundraisers

  • researching

  • oral history interviewing

  • e-newsletter, social media

If you want to volunteer, please download and fill out the Volunteer Application Form and email or mail it back to us. Please contact us if you have further questions.

You can also mail us a donation. Please make out your check to Bay Area Lesbian Archives, and send it to: BALA Inc., PO Box 3494, Oakland, CA 94609. 


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WANTED: Volunteers!



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