Who Are We?
Burnaby Pride is a collaborative community project that has garnered overwhelming support from a number of agencies and organizations based in Burnaby and the surrounding communities. The Burnaby Pride Planning Committee has worked to prioritize local partnerships, support, and participation in order to make this event authentically ‘Burnaby’. Want to know more about our community partners? Check out ABOUT US for a full list of planning partners, and SPONSORS for a full list of our generous event sponsors!
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Inclusivity: We are committed to creating accessible, respectful spaces for the meaningful engagement of all individuals, and to finding ways to continually improve inclusive actions.
Diversity: We recognize, acknowledge, and respect the diverse and intersectional experiences of LGBTQ2SIA+ individuals in Burnaby, and work to centre these unique voices and experiences in every aspect of our work.
Community: We believe in the strength of community, and work to support and showcase local individuals, artists, businesses, and organizations.
In hosting Burnaby Pride, we are working to:
• Create a safer space where LGBTQ2SIA+ individuals, youth, and families can foster meaningful connections and strengthen the sense of LGBTQ2SIA+ community in Burnaby;
• Promote LGBTQ2SIA+ visibility and provide opportunities for education, compassion-building, and greater understanding & awareness of ourselves and others;
• Showcase and celebrate the diversity of identities and experiences within the LGBTQ2SIA+ community; and
• Share information regarding community services, resources, and supports for the LGBTQ2SIA+ community in Burnaby and surrounding communities.