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It is time for Dallas PRIDE, the 30th Annual Alan Ross Texas Freedom Pride Parade and Festival is on Sunday, Sept 15, 2013. HRC will march in the Parade carrying the HRC Flags and have a booth and a separate area called the Family Pride Zone both in Lee Park.
Parade Volunteers: Will need to be available from 11 am until approx 4:00 pm. The Parade kicks off at 2pm, however, line-up starts at 11am.
Booth Volunteers: Will be asking people to sign the "Support Marriage Equality" petition, spin the prize wheel, become HRC members, sell merchandise and talk about HRC. Booth shifts are 11 am to 1:30 pm, 1:15 pm to 3:45 pm, 3:30 pm to 6 pm, and 5:45 pm to 8:15 pm. You will need to pay the $5 entrance fee into the park required by the Festival.
Family Pride Zone Volunteers: Play and help with kids games and give out prizes. Pride Zone shifts are 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, 1:15 pm to 3:45 pm, and 3:30 pm to 6 pm.
The Family Pride Zone is a new part of the festival this year. It will be in Lee Park, but in a separate fenced off area that will be family friendly.
We will have more details closer to the event.
Come join HRC and show your support and PRIDE!!
Kari Logan and Deb Shipp - Volunteer Coordinator Co-chairs
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HRC's Dallas/Fort Worth Steering Committee
HRC's DFW Steering Committee is a diverse group of volunteers working every day to bring the mission of HRC to Dallas / Fort Worth. We organize and participate in a variety of community events including partnerships with other organizations with the goal of inspiring and engaging all Americans to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than one million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality.
Founded in 1980, HRC seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs. HRC works to secure equal rights for LGBT individuals and families at the federal and state levels by lobbying elected officials, mobilizing grassroots supporters, educating Americans, investing strategically to elect fair-minded officials and partnering with other LGBT organizations.