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SUNY Pride Workshops and Events
June 21, 2019 at 8:00 am - 11:00 am
The global celebration of LGBTQI+ issues, for the first time in its 20-year history, will take place in the United States this June. The month-long event will coincide with NYC Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, with more than three million people expected to attend any one of the 50 events throughout the month
This year in New York City, SUNY will be hosting student workshops, keynote session, and block party events at a student celebration on June 21 as well as walking in the World Pride March and participating at PrideFest on June 30.
Friday, June 21
WORKSHOPS to Inform: 8–11 am
SUNY Violence Reduction Rainbow Bootcamp (SUNY VRRB)
The Violence Reduction Rainbow Bootcamp is specially designed for student leaders to better understand methods of reducing the impact of violence against LGBTQI+ identifying students.
Campus Change Through an Intersectional Lens
The fight for LBGTQI+ equality moves at different paces for different populations. Understand how you can change campus culture, working with allies and campus administration to continue the progress of acceptance in recent years.
KEYNOTE SESSION and ALUMNI PANEL to Empower: 11 am–12:30 pm
A keynote session during SUNY Pride featuring DJ Zeke Thomas, and a high-level panel discussion of successful SUNY Alumni with different experiences to highlight their great work intergenerationally and provide a personal, historical context on LGBTQI+ issues.
Note: This session will take place across the street from the SUNY Global Center at Beir Chapel, Central Synagogue Community House, located at 123 E. 55th St., New York, NY 10022.
BLOCK PARTY CELEBRATION to Inspire: Noon–4 pm
Join hundreds of attendees for a block party celebration with music by DJ Zeke Thomas, food from around the neighborhood, a Pride confetti photo booth, SUNY Pride student fashion show, SUNY’s Got Your Back assembly event, and free resources and information from NYC organizations.
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Enjoy a family flick as you lounge under the stars at Family Movie Night. Films are appropriate for all ages.
Sunday, June 30
2019 World Pride March
SUNY is once again marching in the annual New York City Pride Parade on Sunday, June 30, 2019. We hope you will join fellow students, faculty, and staff to showcase SUNY’s commitment to the LGBTQI+ community and the power of diversity and equality in the New York City Pride March!
On the day of the parade, marchers will gather at 29th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue at 3 pm.
For more information about SUNY Pride, visit suny.edu/pride.
All events are free and open to the public; please register using the links where noted.