Ottawa, ON – After the conclusion of another successful Winter Pride, Capital Pride held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on February 25, during which the Board of Directors strategized for the year ahead and elected the following slate of officers for its 2023-2024 Executive Committee:
- Victoria Wang (she/they) Co-Chair
- Francesco MacAllister-Caruso (he/they) Co-Chair
- Jonathan Généreux (he/him) Treasurer
- Sean Addis (he/him) Secretary
- Taib Boyce (he/him) Equity and Inclusion Office
“Capital Pride is eager to welcome community members back to our events for yet another year,” said Co-Chair Francesco MacAllister-Caruso. “Building on our organization’s four pillars, our team is hard at work to bring you programming that will celebrate, advocate, educate and connect all members of the 2SLGBTQ+ and allied communities in the National Capital Region.”
“As we head into the warmer months, Capital Pride will present different opportunities for community members to get involved and come together,” explained Co-Chair Victoria Wang. “Between a new round of Board recruitment, fundraisers and networking events, drag shows, speaker panels, and our regular festival programming, there will be something for everyone to enjoy.”
Preparations for the rest of the year’s events are already underway, including for the 2023 Summer Festival which will take place from August 19 to 27. Capital Pride is eager to welcome 2S/LGBTQ+ people and allies alike to the National Capital Region to celebrate everything that our diverse and colourful communities have to offer. Information regarding festival sponsorship is available now by contacting [email protected]. Registration for the street fair and parade will open in May.
Capital Pride creates opportunities to celebrate, advocate, educate and connect people, respecting the full diversity of the 2SLGBTQ+ community in Canada’s National Capital Region.
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