Happy Pride Month from YWCA Princeton

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“We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers,”

and we’re sure grateful for the angelic troublemakers at the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice. Chief Activist Robt Seda-Schreiber and Carol Watchler continuously work to inspire and empower LGBTQIA youth through providing a safe space for self-expression. We were so fortunate to attend Princeton’s first-ever Pride Parade thanks to their diligence and dedication to our community. The turnout was phenomenal, and the atmosphere celebratory and accepting.

Numerous members of our community demonstrated their support, from Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Councilwoman Leticia Fraga, Not In Our Town, HiTOPS, and members of religious organizations with signs that read “God made you fabulous.”  We truly love to see it.

Many of us see the great work being done by the Rustin Center and can’t help but think of the many people in our lives who would have benefited from the light and support they provide LGBTQIA youth. We’re confident that their work is paving the way for a more inclusive and safe future for youth in the Princeton area. We’re proud to support the Rustin Center, and proud to call them our friends and neighbors.

Building a better future for women and girls will always include our LGBTQIA sisters.

Happy #Pride from YWCA Princeton!

Check out our Facebook posts from the Parade here.