OUR MISSION

The mission of Akron Pride is to unify and affirm the LGBTQ community and allies in celebrating our diversity and recognizing our likeness. We will promote acceptance of all individuals by defending human equity.

 

OUR FISCAL SPONSOR

The mission of the Community AIDS Network Akron Pride Initiative (CANAPI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is to serve and promote the well-being of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) community and persons at risk and/or affected by HIV through education, support services, quality housing, and advocacy. Learn more about CANAPI→

 

2019 STEERING COMMITTEE

Children's Area - Angel Vincent (Chair)

Cultural Humility - LaTonda Belcher (Chair) & Katie Clemens (Co-Chair)

Entertainment - Brian Lamoda-Genet (Chair) & Josh Parks (Co-Chair)

Finance - Phil Montgomery (Chair) & Rebecca Callahan (Co-Chair)

March - Isaac Baez (Chair) & Sandra Kurt (Co-Chair)

Marketing - Cassandra Warren (Chair) & Julie Pryseski (Co-Chair)

Merchandise - Nikki Snyder (Chair) & Cassandra Warren (Co-Chair)

Safety & Services - Cindy Christman (Chair) & Gert Wilms (Co-Chair)

Vending - Julie Pryseski (Chair)

Volunteers - Ken Ditlevson (Chair) & Debbie Ziccardi (Co-Chair)

Project Manager - Julie Pryseski

Community Representatives - Poppy Lugo, Raphael Peoples