The Los Angeles Leather Coalition, Inc. (LALC) is welcoming CLAW21 to its first ever weekend outside of Cleveland. Attendees and vendors from around the world are expected to number close to 1,000. They will participate in dozens of events over the course of the gathering to be held at the sold out Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, November 24-28, 2021.
To kick things off, a special “HOTEL CALIFORNIA: WELCOME TO LA” reception by hosted by LALC began yesterday, Wednesday night in the California Foyer. Dignitaries and local community leaders were invited to partake in the launch of CLAW21. LALC along with the Bullet Bar will also sponsor the LOS ANGELES LEATHER AND BULLET BAR LOUNGE in the Vendor Mart throughout the weekend and host several other public and private events in the hotel.
LALC is a Sustaining Sponsor of CLAW21 and CLAW is a Gold Level Sponsor of the upcoming LA Leather Pride (LALP) celebration March 20-27, 2022, with the theme of DARK ANGEL. Presented by LALC, LA Leather Pride is a week-long series of events dedicated to promotion and celebration of the leather and fetish community leading up to The Mr. Los Angeles Leather Contest which is now in its 22nd year!
Based in Cleveland, Ohio, CLAW stands for “Cleveland Leather Awareness Weekend”. CLAW is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to fundraising, education, volunteerism and other charitable needs of the leather community. CLAW produces a large annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Please check out their website at www.clawinfo.org and attend if you have the chance!
The Los Angeles Leather Coalition is a 501(c)(4) non-profit organization founded in 1999. Around 30 Community Partner organizations, including clubs, social organizations, bars, and commercial enterprises, participate in the activities located throughout the Los Angeles and Southern California region sponsored by the LALC. These activities include the annual LA Leather Pride festival and the LALC Community Assistance Resource Service (CAReS) program.