Jamestown Pride (23 Articles with 18,788 total views)
Jamestown Pride is a community organization in Jamestown, New York that supports LGBTQIA+ activities in the Chautauqua County region.
On Saturday, June 10, 2023, Jamestown Pride held their annual Pride in downtown Jamestown NY. Photos are by Andrea Shaffer, Kim Conti and Michael Mahler.
St. Luke's Church
and the Episcopal Dioceses of Western New York and Northwestern Pennsylvania, in collaboration with The Chautauqua County Mental Health Association, are pleased to announce B. Proud as the Opening Speaker for Jamestown Pride Fest (JPF). Her slide lecture will occur at St. Luke's Undercroft, North Main and 4th Streets, Jamestown, New York, on Friday, June 9, at 6:30 pm.
The 2nd Annual Jamestown Pride Festival, presented by Evergreen Health, was a successful follow up, establishing the annual tradition of Pride festivals in Chautauqua County. Kicking off on Friday, June 10th with the Pride Slow Roll and Laced Up Ladies Burlesque at Sneakers Bar, the main festival on June 11th had grown to three blocks of events.
Jamestown will kick off Pride on June 10th at Sneakers, 100 Harriston St, Jamestown NY. with a burlesque show from the Laced Up Ladies
! Then, on Saturday, June 11, we will have performers, games, resources, and events throughout the Pride Market
We will have a social gathering this Friday, April 22 starting at 5:15 at the Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water street, Suite 7, Jamestown NY. Then at 6 the meeting will commence!
June 11th is the Jamestown Pride Festival! Just three months away!
Next Pride Planning meeting is March 25 at MHA.
Seventy people attended Jamestown Pride's annual Fall event, the "J-Pride Coffeehouse," at the Robert H. Jackson Center on Friday, October 15th. Planned in collaboration with the Robert H. Jackson Center and the Fenton History Center, the event focused on the struggles, stories, and successes of the Queer community in Chautauqua County.
Jamestown Pride is getting ready for our next Pride Fest on June 11, 2022, and we have an opening for a Marketing and Outreach Chair! Would you like to be on the Pride Steering Committee?
The Jamestown Pride Committee will hold its annual J-Pride Autumn event 7:00-9:00 p.m., October 15th at the Robert H. Jackson Center. The event will feature speakers, entertainment, coffee and snacks from the Labyrinth Press Company, and an open mic with prompts to tell your story! There will also be door prizes with extra entries for sharing your story or donating to next year's Pride Festival.
Jamestown Pride Meeting 6 PM, Wednesday, September 8! We'll be sharing and gathering feedback about the 1st Annual Jamestown Pride Fest that was held June 12th. Your feedback will help shape the 2nd Annual Jamestown Pride Fest to be held on Saturday, June 13th! This will be a hybrid meeting that will be held in-person at the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County (Gateway Center, 31 Water Street, Jamestown, NY) and on Zoom. Those who attend in person will be required to wear a mask.
Jamestown Pride's first Pride Festival held Saturday, June 12th in Downtown Jamestown has been declared a success. The Festival took place alongside the Jamestown Public Market, included a Pride flag raising ceremony with Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist, a "safe space" information and resources area, as well as a free music, dance, and drag show headlined by Drag Star and Jamestown native Pandora Box.
The Jamestown Pride Steering and Planning Committees are excited to announce that Pride festivities will happen in downtown Jamestown on Saturday, June 12, 2021. The LGBTQIA+ community has historically celebrated Pride in June to commemorate the Stonewall Riots that took place in June 1969. Drag Queen Star Pandora Boxx to Offer Free Performance!
Jamestown Pride celebrated National Coming Out Day with two virtual events on October 11th including a Pride Flag Raising and an LBGTQIA+ community stories event.
We are excited to share with you the many details about Jamestown Pride's National Coming Out Day event
that is set for 2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 11th. The online event will feature local members of the LGBTQIA+ community sharing their stories about themselves with a moderator that will be livestreamed in a Zoom webinar, courtesy of the Robert H. Jackson Center. The stories shared will be added to the exhibit the Fenton History Center is compiling about the history about Chautauqua County's LGBTQIA+ community.
We are moving ahead with the event for National Coming Out Day on Sunday, October 11th! We're looking at ways to make this a safe event for all of us while still being a fun, supportive community event.
We are continuing large group meetings for Jamestown Pride planning in the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County's Zoom Room
so that we can all be together in a safe manner. We'll see you at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 21st!
The Fenton History Center
has recently been awarded grant funding through the New York State Council on the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network to begin collecting archival materials with the intention to develop an exhibit highlighting the history and personal experience of members of the LGBTQIA+ community of the Greater Jamestown Area.
The Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County and the Jamestown Pride Steering Committee have announced that Jamestown Pride, scheduled for June 13, 2020, has been canceled. An event for June 2021 will continue to be planned.
Our world has changed since our last meeting and we will discuss this month what this means for Jamestown Pride. Join us in Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County's Zoom Room so that we can all be together in a safe manner. We'll see you at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 21st! Contact Jamestown at JamestownPride@mhachautauqua.org for tThe Zoom Meeting password. Join the Zoom Meeting from your browser: https://zoom.us/j/5892507875
Join the community at our public Jamestown Pride June 13th Festival planning meeting on Tuesday, February 18 at 6 PM at Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County, 31 Water St, Suite 7, Jamestown NY. This meeting our Committee Heads will report out on progress made. This is your chance to ask questions, give some feedback, and see what has been going on so far
Time for our next planning meeting for Jamestown Pride June 13th, 2020! We will be meeting at the Mental Health Association of Chautauqua County, 31 Water St, Suite 7, Jamestown NY, 14701 on Tuesday, January 28 at 6pm.
The Mental Health Association in Chautauqua County and the Jamestown Pride Steering Committee have set the schedule for planning meetings for the Jamestown Pride event scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020
The Mental Health Association in Chautauqua Count
y and their LGBTQIA+ support group, Southern Tier Queer Peers, hosted on Tuesday, December 10th the first planning meeting for Jamestown Pride 2020. Jamestown Pride will be held the second weekend of June 2020.
Certified Peer Specialist Sheridan A. Smith said, "We had a great turnout with many organizations sending representatives to be included in the planning to support the LGBTQIA+ community. Mayor-Elect Eddie Sundquist also attended to lend his voice and support for the event."