Safe Place International: Coming Out Celebration

October 11, 2022 @ 6:00PM — 9:00PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Moxy Hotel: 1011 K St NW Washington, DC 20001 Get Directions

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Come celebrate Safe Place International's first event in DC!

Safe Place International works around the world to connect and uplift LGBTQIA+ refugees through life-saving resources and leadership training. October 11 marks a significant day for our global community, where we celebrate National Coming Out Day, African LGBT Pride Month, and International LGBTQ+ History Month. Join us for this incredible occasion and the opportunity to hear inspiring stories from our community leaders.

October 11, 2022 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST | 1011 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Open Bar and Hors d'Oeuvres served. If you have any food or drink allergies, please email any Matt Maxwell (

Changemaker Sponsorships: On top of buying a ticket, consider leveling up your impact and make a greater change through an Event Sponsor Donation.

  • $50 donation | Amazing Ally
  • $100 donation | Donor Dearest
  • $250 donation | Fiery Funder (1 free ticket)
  • $500 donation | Passionate Protector (3 free tickets)
  • $1000 donation | Community Champion (5 free tickets + honorable spotlight at event + organization swag)

For anonymous donations, email Matt Maxwell (!

Goal: $15,000 to support refugee-led safehouses, leadership development programs, and livelihood exploration. Ticket sales and donations go directly to supporting Safe Place International's work with the global LGBTQIA+ refugee community!

Program: You'll get to hear from Founder Justin Hilton's about the journey and heart behind Safe Place International's work. We're also excited to welcome our Communications Director and South African community leader, Lebo Mncayi-Poloko. She's traveling all the way from South Africa to attend the event and personally deliver her on-the-ground experience with Justin and our Safe Place International team!

Moxy DC: Are you traveling from out of town or just want to stay near the venue? Our venue sponsor, Moxy DC (in partnership with ECCDC) has generously offered a discounted rate for event attendees. To stay at the beautiful venue at our discounted rate, use the promo code "ECCDC" when booking. Check out their website to make a reservation:

A big thank you to our sponsors!

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