|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
|Pasadena Pride Center Statement on Orlando Mass Shotting|
Pasadena, CA – We are deeply saddened by the tragic news of the horrific mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We join with the LGBTQ community across the country in mourning the loss of members of our community. We express our condolences and thoughts to all those who lost their lives and for their families.
“Our thoughts and hearts are with our community members and their families in Orlando, Florida,” says Aaron Saenz, President of the Board of the Pasadena Pride Center. “Pasadena Pride Center stands for a safe and inclusive community where people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are accepted and valued for their unique gifts. We honor Orlando by continuing our efforts in increasing visibility, community building and advocating on behalf of our SGV LGBTQ community ”
Click here to donate to the Orlando Victims Fund.
The Pasadena Pride Center promotes a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We foster respect for individuals, advocacy, education, and resources that encourage cultural diversity, healthy living, and full achievement of personal potential.