Learn About Us

GRIOT Circle is a community-based organization that addresses the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of color.

Upcoming Events

Dec
13
Thu
12:30 pm Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Dec 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle | New York | United States
Each week GRIOT provides a free healthy and nutritious lunch for seniors. Monday through Friday, from 12:30-1:30 pm. As a service provided through DFTA (Department For the Aging) a hot lunch along with a beverage…
1:30 pm Crocheting & Knitting Class @ GRIOT Circle
Crocheting & Knitting Class @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 13 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
GRIOT Circle offers a beginner’s Crotchet and Knitting class each Thursday from 1:30-3. This is a free program offered to the LGBTQ over 50 community. Come and learn a new skill and meet new people.…
3:00 pm Women’s Group @ GRIOT Circle
Women’s Group @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Are you interested in meeting other lesbian and bisexual women with similar interests or sharing your concerns with other women in a safe and supportive environment? GRIOT offers a robust array of activities and support groups…
Dec
14
Fri
11:00 am Sitting Tai Chi @ GRIOT Circle
Sitting Tai Chi @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Dr. Mzuri Hudson brings her 35 years of experience of using holistic health to GRIOT. Sitting Tai Chi for Older Adults will help those with arthritis and other ailments that prevent full movement. Designed for all…
12:30 pm Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Dec 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle | New York | United States
Each week GRIOT provides a free healthy and nutritious lunch for seniors. Monday through Friday, from 12:30-1:30 pm. As a service provided through DFTA (Department For the Aging) a hot lunch along with a beverage…
2:00 pm Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle
Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle | New York | United States
  Learn the fine art of woodcarving from a seasoned pro. No experience necessary. Woodcarving tools are provided. Contact GRIOT at 718-246-2775 to learn more or to join This is a free program

Join Us

GRIOT Circle provides educational and informational forums, referrals to social service providers, case management, social outreach and Buddy 2 Buddy Peer Caregiving Program. In partnership with SAGE, we provide health and fitness programs, spiritual wellness, computer training.

Support Us

Since 1996, GRIOT Circle has provided a welcoming space, culturally sensitive services, and member-centered programming that affirm the lives of LGBTQ elders of color. Much of this is made possible because of our generous supporters.

Contact Us
25 Flatbush Avenue, 5th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 246-2775    Email: Reunion@griotcircle.org