Updated: Jun 17, 2021
The KTown Youth Pride council was first established in 2019.
Kingston Pride is a grassroots organization established in 1989 that works to promote awareness and inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community.
What is KTown Youth Pride?
KTown Youth Pride is an organization made of Kingston youth, to support, represent, and plan events, workshops, and presentations for the LGBTQ2S+ youth of Kingston. We have existed since March 2019, and now we are ready to expand our team and recruit some of the amazing LGBTQ2S+ youth in Kingston.
At KTown Youth Pride, we like to have a good time, but our goal is to make safe spaces for the rest of our community so they can have fun too. At our regular meetings we work on planning for upcoming events, assigning tasks which can be individual or with a group depending on the task, and addressing any other business such as individuals reaching out to us, conflicts in the community, advertising, fundraising, and more.
Youth aged 14-24 (high school age or greater) – we will be opening up opportunities for youth aged 12-13 in the Fall!
Self-identified member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Lives in the Kingston Frontenac Lennox and Addington area.
Organized and responsible.
Ability to take initiative while working independently and/or in a team.
Strong work ethic.
Able to attend regular meetings (weekly or biweekly), and our events, workshops, and presentations.
Communicates well with others.
Bring lots of ideas, no matter how wild, how crazy, how different. Just. Ideas.
Be someone who believes in themselves, and believes they can make a difference!
How to Apply:
The application period for the 2019-2020 KTown Youth Pride council has now closed. Thank you for all those who applied!
Check back often for future opportunities to get involved.
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About KTown Youth Pride
KTown Youth Pride council is made up of proud youth between the ages of 12-24. Our council members represent the various schools and school boards in Kingston, working towards engaging youth more in their local pride community!
As a council we have a wide range of ideas but we would also like to hear from you! What events, workshops, activities would appeal to you? We want to hear your voice and do what we can to make your voice heard!
We are excited to share with you what we plan in the months and years to come!
We aim to make this page a safe space to share the wealth of ideas related to pride, a place to find future events, and a way to connect with fellow LGBTQ+ youth in Kingston, and so much more!
Check back often for updates!