MISSION STATEMENT


Our Vision: “A thriving LGBTQ+ community in Utah”

“Utah Pride unites, empowers and celebrates Utah’s diverse LGBTQ+ community by providing a safe and welcoming space for education, partnerships, services and events which advance our collective health, wellness and success.”

 

OUR OBJECTIVES


Health

Encourage and promote the physical, emotional, and mental health & wellness of the LGBTQ+ community through programs which support and nurture the mind, body and soul.

Education

Provide educational opportunities for members of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities in an effort to promote a greater understanding of topics unique to Utah’s LGBTQ+ community.

Unity

Unite and empower members of the LGBTQ+ and allied communities through meaningful programs and celebratory events.

Partners

Partner with community organizations to deliver and promote programs and resources beneficial to the LGBTQ+ community.

Space

Provide the LGBTQ+ community with a safe space (The Center) full of tangible resources meant to help the community thrive.

Mental Health

The center recognizes that mental health is a critical component of overall health. The center is here to help you face and deal with mental health issues and challenges. Our programs and services can connect you with the resources and support you need to be happy and healthy.

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Programs and Services

CENTER CALENDAR


To see when a group is meeting, please visit The Center’s Community Calendar.

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UPCOMING EVENTS


June 1st

Sapphire Spectacular

Formerly the Grand Marshal Reception, the SAPPHIRE SPECTACULAR will help ring in the 2016 Utah Pride Festival! Join the Utah Pride Center as we celebrate the past, present, and future of our beautifully diverse community and as we recognize the recipients of the 2016 Dr. Kristen Ries Community Service Award & the Pete Suazo Political Action Award.

June 3rd – 5th

Utah Pride Festival

From its humble beginnings in 1974 as an informal gathering in the park, the Utah Pride Festival has come a long way. It is now a Salt Lake City event that grows bolder and brighter with every year. The Festival empowers the LGBTQ community of Salt Lake, as well as the state of Utah as a whole,

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to come together, celebrate and educate. The Festival is now attended by more than 35,000 people and continues to grow each year. Festival activities include marches & rallies, interfaith services, a 5K charity run, and of course, the beloved Pride Parade. A broad spectrum of people can be found at all these events, including members of the LGBTQ community, their family members and straight allies who wish to show their support

September 10th

Golf Classic 2016

The annual Utah Pride Golf Classic has the reputation of being the most fun you can have while raising money for a fantastic cause! The tournament attracts an impressive list of who’s who in the LGBTQ+ community and many wonderful allies – including television personalities, politicians, and golfers of all ability levels.