Celebrating LGBTTIQQ2S* communities with our allies in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga

Pride Week in Peel July 11 to 19, 2014

Pride Week in Peel
July 11 to 19, 2014

This is going to be a VERY exciting year!

We are starting things off by encouraging individuals, groups and organizations to get involved! Come to an information session during the week of April 14th to find out more:

General Info Session, April 14, 2014
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Mississauga Central Library, Classroom 4
Refreshments provided
Accessible space

Artist Info Session, April 15, 2014
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mississauga Central Library, Classroom 4
Refreshments provided
Accessible space

Peel Trans* Pride Info Session, April 16, 2014
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place, Unit 104 (near Tomken & Eglinton)
Food provided
Accessible space
All gender washroom
Transit tickets available

NO RSVP required!

For more information: 416 618 6069

We were SNAP’d!

Each year, we invite community organizations, individuals and media to attend the March and Community Fair. We were SNAP’d!!!

Check out some pictures from SNAP South Mississauga!

If you have pictures you’d like to share, just drop us a line at prideweekinpeel@gmail.com

Pride Week in Peel 2013 came to a close on July 28th with a beautiful day for the March and Community Fair at Mississauga Celebration Square! There was a great turnout, a whole lot of information/resource sharing, and of course, an incredible line up of performances!

The photographs are coming in. Please do keep sharing them (email prideweekinpeel@gmail.com)

As a teaser, here is one picture shared by a community member – signs patiently waiting for the March to start…

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It’s been a great week of events with a few more to go! The 6th annual March and Community Fair is only 2 days away! 

Don’t forget to check out our March and Community Fair Page for:

  • Program for the day
  • How to get there include bus and parking information
  • Accessibility Information

Also, look out for the list of performers that will be posted shortly!

PS – If you’d like to invite your friends on Facebook, here’s a link to the event

Hey!

Are you excited that Pride Week in Peel is just 2 days away? We know we are! Don’t forget to join us this Friday at the Flag Raising at Brampton City Hall followed by events everyday for the rest of the week.

Do check out our updated events section for even more details, including which events are FREE to attend and which ones serve food. Further, check out our Event Links section to find Facebook links and posters that you can use to share with your friends, family and colleagues.

You can also follow the conversation on Twitter at #pwip13 or follow us directly @prideweekinpeel.

Wishing each of you a Happy Pride!

Pride Week in Peel 2013 is almost here!

Check out our event listings for detailed information about the many events taking place!

Most recent updates:
Location for Peel Trans* Pride is Outdoor Arena, Burnhamthorpe Community Centre (Mississauga)

Location for Service Providers Forum on queer and trans sexual health is Four Corners Health Centre (Mississauga)

Identify as LGBTTIQQ2S or ally? Want to volunteer? Want to hang out at Pride Toronto with some great people?

We have the opportunity to show everyone that Peel has Pride again this year at the PWIP Booth at Pride Toronto on June 29th (11am – 8pm) and June 30th (11am – 8pm).

If this is something that interests you, please fill out the volunteer sign up form here.

Volunteer shifts are between 2-4 hours long. Once you sign up online, you will be emailed a Doodle Poll link to let us know what time you’d like to volunteer. After that, we’ll send you a follow up email confirming your hours, the location, directions, etc.

Please sign up by Wednesday, June 26th and expect a confirmation email by Friday, June 28th.

Peel bus tickets, TTC tokens and a record of your hours are available to volunteers.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to be in touch by email prideweekinpeel@gmail.com or phone 905.602.4082 ext. 455.

 
 
 

Thanks to all the performers and community members for an awesome evening last night at the PWIP Open Mic and Fun-Raiser, held at Mississauga Celebration Square, Glass Pavilion!

It was an amazing event with over 50 people in attendance! Folks shared their hidden (and not so hidden) talents, gave generously to the space, donated, shared food and got to speak to other community members they may not have know.

What a great way to get Pride season going!

Thanks again to the Art gallery of Mississauga for the support and space.

 Open Mic and Fun-RaiserCan’t wait for Pride Week in Peel 2013?

If you want to show your pride – and your talents – join us on Thursday, June 20th for an open mic and fun-raiser for Pride Week in Peel 2013!

Here are the details:

Open mic and Fun-Raiser, in support of Pride Week in Peel 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Glass Pavilion, Mississauga Celebration Square
(Join us at 5:30 pm for a queer/trans positive tour of the Art Gallery of Mississauga)

Refreshments and bus tickets provided.
Accessible space!

$7 or pay what you can
(all proceeds will directly go towards funding the March and community Fair)

For more information – drop us a line at prideweekinpeel@gmail.com

Pride Week in Peel gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Hazel McCallion Arts and Culture Fund at the Community Foundation of Mississauga, a registered charitable public foundation serving the people of Mississauga.

Get Involved!

The wait is over!

The Pride Week in Peel Team is happy to announce that artists, groups/organizations and community members can get involved!

If you would like to volunteer, you can fill out an application form online. We are seeking volunteers to help with a number of tasks, including at the Pride Week in Peel booth at Pride Toronto, and for the day of the March and Community Fair. Here is the application form for volunteers.

If you are an organization or group that supports and celebrates LGBTTIQQ2S communities, and you’d like to share information about what you do with Pride Week in Peel March and Community Fair attendees, booth registration is now open. Here is the registration form for booths. 

If you are an artist with connections to LGBTTIQQ2S communities and you would like to perform at the March and Community Fair, we would love to have you! Applications are now open. Here is the performer application form.

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