Special Edition – Pride Month, June 2020

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Special Edition 


June 2020

This year marks the 50th year of the first Pride march. Fighting discrimination, inequality and injustice has always been at the heart of Pride. Prescott Indivisible pledges our unwavering support to the LGBTQIA* community.
 LGBTQIA* is being used to intentionally include and raise awareness of Queer, Intersex and Asexual communities.

Prescott Indivisible’s mission commits to equal treatment, equal opportunity and equal rights.
The Human Rights Team and members of Prescott Indivisible honor the U. S. Supreme Court’s recent decision that ruled LGBTQ people cannot be fired for living and working openly as their authentic selves.  

We are appalled by the administration’s 7/12/20 rule that removes nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people when it comes to health care and health insurance. It is to go in effect in mid-August. The rule is being challenged.
We support the continuation of the ACA that protects 130 million Americans with pre-existing conditions without discrimination,
and the 23 millions Americans that could potentially lose their health coverage entirely. 

History of Prescott Indivisible and Pride Month

In June of 2017 we did not celebrate Pride Month. Prescott Indivisible was totally involved in protecting Obamacare/ACA and registering people during the small window of opportunity that was available.
Photos of our 2018 and 2019 Pride Month Rallies under the leadership of then Human Rights Team Leader, Jennifer Masse and her team follow:



The Human Rights Team of Prescott Indivisible, under team leader Doug Kearney, continues to make the community of the greater Prescott area aware of issues that include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to work and education, and many more.  Everyone is entitled to these rights, without discrimination. For more information about the team, contact Doug Kearney, info@prescottindivisible.org.
The Greater Yavapai County Coalition (GYCC) is a non profit collaboration of  Organizations that provide an umbrella of support to members and allies of the LGBTQ+ Community in Yavapai County, Arizona.

 What they do:

SUPPORT & EDUCATION: For the LGBTQ Community and Allies through sponsored events, programs and resources.

FUNDING: Through our non-profit foundation, fundraising opportunities, grants and donations.

SAFE PLACES:  For people to gather and share ideas to create a strong LGBTQ Community

CONNECT & NETWORK:  To provide resources, connect services, offer training and provide inclusive faith connections. 

Information on the above initiatives and the following programs can be found at https://az-gycc.org/


–  A program of GYCC designed to bridge the gap between Faith Organizations and the LGBTQ+ Community.


– A transgender support organization that serves Northern Arizona.


– Rainbow Youth and Family Support Network designed to educate, guide, and support LGBTQ spectrum families.

The United Nations website has information about Human Rights on a global scale.

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Prescott Indivisible on YouTube 

Next Prescott Indivisible General Meeting – Thurs. July 2, 6-7:30p 

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Prescott Indivisible was founded in 2017, when Paul Hamilton and Nicole Romine put an ad in the local paper, requesting local progressives to show up at the library. Over 100 people lined up. In short order, we had formed a local chapter of the national Indivisible movement. Within six months we adopted a set of Guidelines that sets the framework in which we work, designed a logo and printed and sold t-shirts. Our mailing list quickly expanded from 100 to over 1,200. We usually have 100 or more attend our general monthly meetings.

Prescott Indivisible has a strong track record of activism. We adopted the team concept: Communication/Events; Voter Education and Elections; Education; Environment; Human Rights; Immigration and Peacekeepers to assist with safely issues. Initially we had a steering committee that consisted of volunteers. After our guidelines were adopted, the steering committee is made up of elected officers and members at large and the heads of the various teams, or their designees. A diverse group of community activists, social justice advocates and others that have volunteer ties to non-profits and religious organizations, the steering committee assists the teams when asked and sets the agendas.

Our teams and their members have worked diligently to make their voices heard. We have made thousands of calls, mailed hundreds of postcards to our legislators in Arizona and in congress. We have collaborated with like-minded organizations to advocate for issues of crucial importance to Arizona and the nation.

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