About Us

About Us

Cleveland Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Pride, Inc.
dba\Cleveland Pride, Inc.
216.226.0004 • www.clevelandpride.org
2829 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Each year, Cleveland Pride hosts an annual event to celebrate our diversity in our community. The largest LGBTQQI & SA festival representing Northeast Ohio (Greater Cleveland and Greater Akron/Canton), our event occurs every June at Voinovich Park with food, beverages, dancing and entertainment. 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Cleveland Pride, Inc. (Cleveland Pride) exists to be the catalyst for bringing awareness, education, and knowledge of the queer community to the general public in order to discourage/eliminate prejudice and discrimination on the basis of a person’s actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.

Cleveland Pride openly recognizes and embraces all individuals of the queer community that identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer questioning, intersex, and straight allies; while understanding that each group identified exist in all ages, races, national origins, and physical abilities. We acknowledge that each group depends on and supports the other group(s) to sustain, nurture and develop fundamental progress in basic human and civil rights for all people.

OUR VISION STATEMENT

Our vision is to increase the number of individual community members, non-profit entities, for-profit corporations, and government agencies in our annual parade, rally and festival each consecutive year. We envision our current and future annual celebration’s will recognize our strengths, purpose and contributions as an LGBT member of society.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES

Cleveland Pride will achieve our mission statement by educating institutions, industries and the general public; sponsor educational forums, awareness discussions, informational displays, supportive gatherings, other related organized events, and an annual rally, parade and festival. These will be accomplished by facilitating a financial model to fund and maintain an endowment through obtaining grants, conducting fundraisers, and promoting donation campaigns.

Please contact us at executiveboard@clevelandpride.org, for more information regarding Cleveland Pride.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) STATEMENT

The Cleveland Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Pride, Inc. dba\Cleveland Pride is a full volunteer organization without staffing.   However, services providers and consultants may be engaged from time to time to promote or produce events for the organization.  All employees, volunteers service providers, and consultants play an important role in maintaining an environment of equal opportunity.

It is the policy of Cleveland Pride to promote and ensure equal employment and volunteer opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual identity, sexual orientation or genetic information.  Equal employment opportunity principles govern all aspects of the organizations personnel engagement policies, program practices, and operations. All phases of employment (whether through contracted services or volunteerism), including recruitment, hiring, evaluation, promotion, transfer, assignment, training, benefits and separation, shall be conducted in compliance with equal employment opportunity laws and regulations.

Financial Documents:
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2013-05-13 IRS Cleveland Pride Determination Letter

 

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