• Spokane Pride Parade and Rainbow Festival: June 12, 2010 – EWU Pride Center and Eagle Pride members marched in the Spokane Pride Parade for the first time on June 12, 2010. There were 12 people in the group. The Pride Center also sponsored a booth during the Rainbow Festival, which was staffed by Eagle Pride members and EWU staff. “Gay? Fine by me” t-shirts were sold and information about the Pride Center was distributed. Approximately 100 people stopped by the booth, including EWU alumni. Contact information was gathered from the visitors. The Pride Center also co-sponsored (with OutSpokane and WSU-Riverpoint) the Voices of Victory lecture about LGBT history that was held at Riverpoint Spokane as a part of Pride Festivities on June 11, 2010.
Open House Attendance
Pride Week Participants
Lavender Graduation Attendance
Pride Parade/Festival Participants
Voices of Victory Lecture Attendance
In 2010-11 the Pride Center will: • increase visibility of the Pride Center through providing campus events and activities (e.g., speakers, brown bag lunches, etc.); • increase the number of students participating in Pride Center activities and visiting the Pride Center; • collaborate with other campus departments to provide cross-cultural programs; • provide training to students, faculty and staff on LGBTQA issues; • support the development of the Impressions LLC and increase student participation; • publish a Pride Center online newsletter, beginning the Fall of 2010.
Eastern Washington University, Office of Student Affairs Annual Report 2009-2010