City partners with nonprofit to host 'Pride in Chandler'

Chandler nonprofit Chandler Pride and the city of Chandler's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division are partnering to host the city's first event to recognize and celebrate the contributions of the city’s LBGT community. (Community Impact staff)
Chandler nonprofit Chandler Pride and the city of Chandler's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division are partnering to host the city's first event to recognize and celebrate the contributions of the city’s LBGT community. (Community Impact staff)

Chandler nonprofit Chandler Pride and the city of Chandler's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division are partnering to host the city's first event to recognize and celebrate the contributions of the city’s LBGT community. (Community Impact staff)

Chandler nonprofit Chandler Pride and the city of Chandler's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion division are partnering to host the city's first event to recognize and celebrate the contributions of the city’s LBGT community.

The inaugural event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at Arrowhead Meadows Park, Lions Pavilion, 1475 W. Erie Street, Chandler, according to a news release from the city.


“We’re thrilled to collaborate with the city to co-host this first-time event in Chandler that invites the public to celebrate its LGBT community, said Eduarda Schroder, co-founder of Chandler Pride, in a news release. “We look forward to growing this event in the years to come.”

Attendees can enjoy music from DJ Turtle, interactive booth games, balloon making and a photo booth. Attendees also may purchase food and treats from Big Jake’s Dogs & Catering, and Kona Ice, according to the release.

Chandler City Council Member Christine Ellis will provide welcome remarks starting at 5:30 p.m., followed by several speakers and educational advocates including Madeline Adelman, David Boyles, State Sen. Sean Bowie and State Rep. Jennifer Pawlik, according to the release.


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