Celebrating Pride at Urban Upbound

Urban Upbound NYC
2 min readJun 21, 2023

Witten by Urban Upbound Team

Pride Month is a time of profound significance for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. It is an opportunity to commemorate the journey toward equality, recognize the struggles faced, and celebrate the accomplishments achieved. It is also a time for us to reaffirm our commitment to inclusivity and create an environment where everyone feels comfortable and respected.

Our mission at Urban Upbound has always been centered around empowering individuals and strengthening communities. As we commemorate Pride Month, we want to ensure that our LGBTQ+ clients, staff, and community members know that they are an integral part of our Urban Upbound family. We celebrate your identities, your stories, and your experiences. We embrace the diversity you bring, and we stand with you in solidarity.

To foster a safe and inclusive space, we want to emphasize our commitment to providing support and resources for all members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our offices are places of acceptance, free from discrimination or judgment. We encourage open dialogue and understanding among clients and staff, promoting an environment that nurtures personal growth and development.

At Urban Upbound, we firmly believe that diversity is our strength. We value the unique perspectives and experiences each individual brings, as it enriches our community and empowers us to create positive change. By fostering an environment of acceptance and respect, we aim to inspire confidence, promote growth, and ensure that every client feels supported on their journey towards success.

Happy Pride from Urban Upbound!

Images from 2023 Queens Pride Parade:

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