West suburban Naperville will be celebrating its LGBTQ community this summer when it hosts its 2nd annual Naper Pride Fest with plenty of fun for all ages.
With Naper Pride being a family-centered organization focused on diversity, Naper Pride Fest will bring together people from all walks of life: family, friends, neighbors and allies—all in a proud celebration of inclusivity.
The fest will feature plenty of music and entertainment in addition to food, kids’ activities, artisans, sponsor and community booths, and much more.
PFLAG Council of Northern Illinois 2022 Conference
The Power of Advocacy
Dear PFLAG Members, Family and Friends -
Exciting news! We are delighted to announce the date for the upcoming PCNI Fall Conference 2022. Please join us on Saturday, October 8th for a one-day, in-person educational extravaganza. This year’s theme is fittingly The Power of Advocacy. We are partnering with Howard Brown Health and FashionBar Chicago to host the conference.
There will be a keynote presentation, several speakers, and an inclusive panel discussion. The panel will include representatives from a variety of organizations; and also, people of various ages and experiences. We will also have information tables as well as the always popular button station. Plus, we will be hosting a very special event with FashionBar Chicago - a Fashion Show featuring transgender and nonbinary models. This event will celebrate and showcase the beauty, power and presence of the LGBTQ+ community.
will be held downtown at Water
Tower Place (FashionBar, Level 3, 835 North Michigan Avenue,
Chicago, IL) from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm.
The cost is $10.00 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.
Register now! pflagil2022chicago.rsvpify.com
Please reach out to your PCNI Conference Planning Committee members:
- Andrew Zanevsky email@example.com
- Kelly Hemmer PFLAGDuPage@gmail.com
- Jodi Zavos firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ann McAuliffe email@example.com
Every July PFLAG Dupage marches in the Wheaton 4th of July Parade. We advocate for LGBTQ rights as we celebrate our nation's birthday! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago PrideFest on Navy Pier
PFLAG DuPage participated in the 2019 PrideFest held on Navy Pier, the Saturday prior to the Pride Parade. We talked to thousands of people and made (and gave away) at least a thousand buttons.
Chicago Pride Parade
PFLAG DuPage marched with the PFLAG Northern Illinois Chapter in the 50th Annual Chicago Pride Parade in 2019.
Wheaton 4th of July Parade
Then we marched in the 2019 Wheaton 4th of July Parade.
PFLAG DuPage also participated with the PFLAG Northern Illinois Council in Equality Illinois' Farenheit Festival at the Dusable Museum in Chicago.