June 2021 Charity of the Month

In partnership with the Minnesota Wild, we are the sponsor of the Minnesota Wild Charity of the Month Program. Throughout the NHL season, we feature a new charity each month. This months selected charity is Twin Cities Pride!

Community Programs

Twin Cities Pride creates events for the LGBTQ+ community to come together to celebrate our diverse heritage, educate and create increase awareness of issues, foster inclusion, and celebrate achievements in equality. TCP operates with a team of two full time staff members and a group of dedicated volunteer staff and board members to create our own events and support events other LGBTQ+ nonprofits host.

MISSION

Empower every LGBTQ+ person to live as their true self.

VISION

A future where all LGBTQ+ people are valued and celebrated for who they are.

VALUES

Transparency

We value the trust held in the Twin Cities Pride organization. As they grow, so will their efforts to identify areas for improvement. This will include, but not be limited to, programming and  communications. TCP will always seek the truth and expect the same from their partners.

Inclusion

Twin Cities Pride values the strength and power in their collective self. Their goal is to make an inclusive, accessible, and safe space for all LGBTQ+ people and their allies. Through the scope and diversity of our programing, TCP encourages everyone to feel empowered to express their true authentic self.

Education

TCP values continuous learning as an organization. Their efforts will include sharing our generational knowledge and ongoing evolution as a people and a movement. They will create awareness on current issues, and we promise to grow to be better leaders within the LGBTQ+ Pride movement.

Respect

We value and respect the different perspectives of TCP stakeholders. Twin Cities Pride promises to listen and strive to create an environment of understanding, to amplify each of our voices, and forge a path forward as a unified group.

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 17th 

There will be some amazing entertainment and will be announcing the 2021 Co-Grand Marshals, MDH Commissioner , and ASL interpreter. TCP will also be honoring two former Pride staff members posthumously with the Community Champion of Pride Awards. Guests will receive a gift bag filled with items from our sponsors, including rainbow pucks from the MN Wild. Volunteers are welcome – 4-5 people needed in both locations.

June 20th

This will be at Como Park East Pavilions and features free hotdogs, chips, cookies, and beverages. Sponsors will bring games for kids and Nordy, Prowl, Crunch, and TC Bear will be coming by to say hello to attendees and take some pictures. Volunteers needed to help prepare and serve food and help organize the photo op queue.

June 27th 

Runners can select to participate in person or virtually. This year the run will start and end at Boom Island in Minneapolis and will be on parkways. Several sponsors will host tables with giveaways at the end of the run. Volunteers are needed to help with same-day registration and t-shirt distribution.

June 17th -18th

The festival will take place in Loring Park in Minneapolis. Twin Cities Pride will be focusing on recruiting BIPOC and LGBTQ+ vendors and exhibitors. General registration is open now. TCP will be hosting vaccination clinics at the Festival this year, along with approximately 300 other booths. Volunteers are needed Friday – Sunday in a variety of roles.

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