Raphael Rubalcaba

July 09, 2014
Raphael Rubalcaba (North County LGBTQ Resource Center)ORGANIZATION(S) YOU VOLUNTEER FOR:  I am a board member for the North County LGBTQ Resource Center, HIV prevention and educational programs. NUMBER OF YEARS VOLUNTEERING FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION: 7 HOMETOWN: Oceanside SINGLE OR TAKEN: Taken HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU BEEN IN SAN DIEGO? 44 WHY DO YOU VOLUNTEER FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION(S)? Helping my community and for personal growth. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE VOLUNTEEERING MEMORY? When we were finally able to open the LGBT center. WHAT MOTIVATES YOU TO DO THE WORK YOU DO? Seeing the end result of what few hours of work can do. WHAT IS SOMETHING THAT MANY PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW ABOUT YOU? That despite the fact that I know so many people and I interact with many of them everyday I am still a very shy person. WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT THE LOCAL LGBT COMMUNITY? Its diversity and the fact that it is small and really feels like a community. WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE CHANGE IN THE LGBT COMMUNITY? I would like to see our community becoming even more inclusive. WHAT SORTS OF THINGS DO YOU DO TO ENRICH YOUR SOCIAL LIFE OTHER THAN VOLUNTEERING? Coming home to my boyfriend and playing with my puppies can take my mind off a very busy day. IF YOU COULD HOST A DINNER PARTY AND INVITE THREE PEOPLE (DEAD OR ALIVE), WHO WOULD THEY BE AND WHY? Harvey Milk to pick his brain. Cesar Milan, the dog whisperer, for canine advise. Theresa Caputo, the Long Island medium, to contact my grandmother. CONNECT WITH US: Website: www.ncresourcecenter.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nclgbtqresourcecenter