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Brainstorming begins for Northwoods pride paradeSubmitted: 01/14/2020
Maya Reese
Maya Reese
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mreese@wjfw.com

Brainstorming begins for Northwoods pride parade
NORTHWOODS - People across the country celebrate LGBTQ Pride every June.

Local members of the LGBTQ community say they want to give everyone a chance to pitch ideas for activities at this year's pride parade. They held a brainstorming session Tuesday afternoon. It covered topics like live music, a silent auction, and a drag show.

Rainbow Hodags Club co-advisor, Di Wu, says they want input from everyone.

"We just want to recruit more community volunteers to join us and also gather ideas from the community on what kind of special pride that you guys want," said Wu.

Last year's parade at Nicolet College had more than 300 attendees. Wu says they hope this event can help expand the presence of LGBTQ allies and create a support system.

"We want to provide a safe zone for every student, also including LGBTQ community," said Wu. "We want to educate the community to create a better, safer environment for the whole LGBTQ community."

This year's event will be held on June 27th. The Rainbow Hodags encourage anyone interested in volunteering to contact them via their Facebook page.


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