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Nominations being accepted for the Growing Together Initiative Fund LGBTQ Award

Nominations being accepted for the Growing Together Initiative Fund LGBTQ Award

Fri, Jun 15th

 

 

 

 

2018 Growing Together Initiative Fund LGBTQ Award

DESCRIPTION
An annual award presented by the Growing Together Initiative, a fund held at The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County, given to an individual, business or organization demonstrating ongoing support of social justice, inclusivity and equality for the LGBTQ community in San Luis Obispo County through philanthropy, business practices, direct services, advocacy or community action.

REQUIREMENTS
Nominations may be submitted by individuals, community groups, service organizations, or local businesses. Nominees must live or work in San Luis Obispo County.

Screening criteria:
• Business policies that support equality and inclusivity for LBGTQ clients, customers or staff
• Contributions, advocacy and actions that support equality and inclusivity for the LBGTQ community
• Having a positive impact on the LGBTQ community

The deadline for nominations is Friday, June 15, 2018 at 5:00pm. Click HERE for the online nomination form.

 

More informtion about Pride in the Plaza on July 8, 2018

Originating in 1996, Central Coast Pride is organized and supported by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast. Located in San Luis Obispo’s historic Mission Plaza, Pride in the Plaza is the highlight of pride weekend on the Central Coast. The festival is free to the public and features a full afternoon of live entertainment. Come together with your community.

The Mission of Pride:

CELEBRATE – our lives on the Central Coast and our accomplishments as a community;
EDUCATE – the public about our culture, our place in society, and our issues of concern; and
DEMONSTRATE – our diversity, our normalcy, our numbers, and how proud we are to be who we are.

The Growing Together Initiative Fund will be hosting a flower pot painting booth once again this year. Join us on July 8th as we grow together as a community.

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