This fall The Ally Coalition is joining Troye Sivan on his North American Bloom tour. Along the way we’ll be taking over Troye’s Tumblr account and giving everyone an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at our adventures. This isn’t a solo road trip though—we’re tag teaming it on the road with our friends at the Trevor Project. Sign up to volunteer for a chance to win:
— The Ally Coalition is hiring a fall intern! — This person will be responsible in helping create fun and interactive content for our touring artists, help connect our amazing bands to non-profit organizations doing critical work across the country, and assist in remotely planning upcoming The Ally Coalition events. Interns should plan on spending 1-2 hours each day working on projects for TAC. This is a remote and unpaid position with monthly Lyft credit and concert ticket perks. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by 9/13.
Rocking on the Shore
This year’s SOTC features performances from Bleachers, Hayley Kiyoko, Julien Baker, Turnover, and more. Grab your tickets and join us at the legendary Stone Pony for a day of music, Mario Kart, dunk tank splashing, and giving back. 8/20. Tickets here: shadowofthe.city
To volunteer for our LGBTQ service project, sign up for the Mario Kart tournament, or try to soak Jack Antonoff in our dunk tank: https://bit.ly/2w9uLZl
Pride Month, Every Month
We’ve teamed up with the ever fashionable Billykirk to create The Ally Collection, a line of handcrafted leather goods benefitting a new LGBTQ organization every three months. From now until November 20 percent of every purchase supports Garden State Equality.
The Billykirk team dreamed up the collection of wallets, trays, and more in two chic colorways. Shop the full line here: The Ally Collection
Free For All
Boston’s 88.9 WERS is teaming up with Emerson College to host the first-ever Wicked Good Festival. Head to Boston Common on 8/18 for free performances from Bleachers, Buffalo Tom, Juliana Hatfield, and more. RSVP here
This month the Ruth Ellis Center, our Detroit partner, was selected by Alliance for Strong Families and Communities to take part in its “Building Organizational Capacity for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion” cohort.