Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility Flag Raising Event to Celebrate Pride Month - Wed., June 5, 2024, 5:00 p.m., at Monterey City Hall

Flag Raising Event to Celebrate Pride Month - Wed., June 5, 2024, 5:00 p.m., at Monterey City Hall

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June is Pride Month, when the world's LGBTQIA2S+ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves. Pride Month celebrates years of struggle for civil rights and the ongoing pursuit of equal justice under the law for marginalized groups. The City of Monterey’s display of the Intersex Progress Pride Flag is a demonstration of the community’s commitment for an inclusive community, and a reminder that discrimination, prejudice, and ignorance have no place in our city.

As part of an effort to build a community where everyone feels valued, seen, and respected, the City of Monterey will host a Pride Month flag-raising event, Wednesday, June 5 at 5:00 p.m. The event will be hosted by Monterey Mayor Tyller Williamson and takes place at the City Hall flagpole at the corner of Pacific and Madison streets next to the historic Brown-Underwood Adobe, home to the City Manager’s Office at City Hall. 
Mayor Williamson said, “The Pride flag is an important and powerful symbol of unity and solidarity with LGBTQIA2S+ individuals. Celebrating with a flag raising ceremony signifies that we are allies and advocates, and we stand with them. We proudly and collectively take responsibility to seek justice and equality for every marginalized group.”

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