Receive referrals and guidance and find community as you navigate services available in your community.

Frida’s Boutique

Free, quality clothing that you and your family will love.

LGBTQ+ Support

A safe place for young people to meet others with similar experiences.


Classes, workshops, and seminars designed to empower YOU. Be sure to check the public calendar for upcoming events.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Education

Childbirth prep, infant feeding classes, and much more!


Events to engage community members and leaders in critical conversations to move the needle of progress forward.

Menstrual Justice

We believe that menstrual hygiene is a human right.

Affirming Health Care Plan

Improved access to quality health and mental health care

About Us

Board of Directors

Angie Fitzpatrick

Angie Fitzpatrick is an intersectional feminist activist, educator, and scholar who has been building community, uplifting women, and igniting change for nearly twenty years. She holds a PhD in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University and has presented locally and nationally on the transformative power of feminist leadership. Dr. Fitzpatrick currently serves as Director of the Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women at The University of Toledo where she advocates for gender justice and mobilizes change makers.

Lakedria Lozano, MA M.Ed Eds

LaKedria Lozano has been with Solace since it was a baby! She is a very passionate educator with a focus on marginalized groups. She completed her undergraduate work in choral and vocal music education at West Liberty University, earned a Master’s in vocal performance from Marshall University, and earned a second Master’s in education with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University.

Sarah Rainey-Smithback

Sarah Rainey-Smithback is an Associate Professor in the School of Cultural and Critical Studies and the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Bowling Green State University. Her work focuses on people who are sexually marginalized, including people with disabilities, people with HIV/AIDS, and LGBT people. She has published in the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, Lesbian and Gay Psychology Review, and AIDS Education and Prevention.

Dr. Liz Owens Boltz

Dr. Liz Owens Boltz is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program at Michigan State University. She enjoys designing equitable, meaningful learning experiences and is dedicated to supporting learners and their diverse goals, needs, and backgrounds. Liz is a graduate of Michigan State University’s Educational Psychology & Educational Technology doctoral program, where her research focused on videogames for learning.