GPAD Celebrates Pride with BG Pride Drive

Greater Palatine Area Democrats were honored to be included in the BG Pride Drive 2020. This was a chance for us to go on the road to Buffalo Grove to show our deep support for LGBTQ rights and the LGBTQ community. We were thrilled to be on the Drive with Maggie Trevor, Candidate for Dist. 54 State Representative. Many thanks to our host family in Buffalo Grove who allowed us to take over their driveway. And deep thanks to The Pinta Pride Project's Caroline Pinta, for her creativity in turning the BG Pride Parade into a safe, Covid-free Pride Drive, but more importantly for creating a community of support in the Northwest Suburbs. GPAD is grateful to our 

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Protest on Saturday Is Just the First Step

Democrats and Progressives, we have much work to do, and Saturday's Peaceful Protest for Racial Justice is just the start. Now we have to turn that energy into action. Many, many thanks to our speakers, who are already inspiring attendees to get more

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Peaceful Protest for Racial Justice: Rally June 6, Volunteer Park

Now is the time to stand up in our own community to grieve the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the too many other men and women of color who have died at the hands of racial violence. Greater Palatine Area Democrats will be holding a silent rally THIS SATURDAY, June 6, from 3-5 p.m., at Pioneer Park, on the north side of the intersection of N. Hicks and U.S. Route 14, in Palatine. Bring a mask, your own water bottle, and a sign. Social distancing will be strictly enforced--including silent protest. Sign up here to let us know you will be standing with us that day.


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