Local Advocacy

We advocate in Whatcom County for LGBTQ people and their families in many ways:

  • Participate in local Pride parades and events - Whatcom Pride, Whatcom Youth Pride, WWU Pride, BUF Pride.

  • Provide training to educate and build awareness of LGBTQ issues for local businesses, educational organizations, faith communities.

  • Table with PFLAG brochures and resources at community events to provide info and show support for LGBTQ+ people and families - MLK Conference, Blaine 4th of July, WCC and BTC community events, Lifelong AIDS events, Junteenth event, NAMI event, local business fundraisers.

  • Respond with interviews or letter-writing on local issues related to LGBTQ community members.