Governor Sisolak to Sign Four Legislative Bills at the Henderson Pride Fest Celebration located at the Henderson Equality Center

Ribbon Cutting by Henderson Chamber of Commerce Marking June as National Pride Month

HENDERSON, NV - June 05, 2021

What: In honor of National Pride Month, Governor Sisolak is attending the Henderson Pride Fest and is also expected to sign landmark bills: SB 109, SB 237, SB 325, and SB 275 at the ceremony, to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender equality rights.

In addition to this milestone occasion, community partners, AHF, Aids Health Foundation will also be hosting free HIV Testing, and Immunize Nevada will be onsite providing that Covid-19 Vaccination shots.

The collaborative celebration, featuring honored dignitaries, sponsor Anthem, will also include a variety of non-profits, vendors, and games, balloons and bouncy houses for kids. Entertainment will be performed by special guest host, Tyler Foxx, Las Vegas Pride Royalty, Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of Desert Empire and music performed by 17 time, award winning International Billboard artist, Kristine W for the grand finale.

Also during the festival, the Henderson Chamber of Commerce (HCC) will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on the stage to celebrate and mark the center’s grand reopening. HCC Foundation Executive Director, Kelly Green, will host the event with Sisolak, Titus, Lee and Rosen joining to help the center cut the ceremonial ribbon.

“Today marks history as the signing of these bills by Governor Sisolak couldn’t have happened at better time, as we move into June, celebrating Pride Month all over the world,” says Chris Davin, executive director of Henderson. When signed, Nevada will be the 6th State to include Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and question people into Civics Education!”

Henderson Equality Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the umbrella of Equality Project, that provides a safe space for the LGBTQ community in Henderson and helps with resources and opportunities to promote visibility, understanding, and equality within the LGBT communities and the community at large. Henderson Equality Center will work toward these goals through education, social support, networking, and advocacy. Henderson Equality Center can be reached at info@HendersonEqualityCenter.org and on the website at HendersonEqualityCenter.org.

Who:

  • Governor Steve Sisolak
  • Congresswoman Dina Titus
  • Representatives from Congresswoman, Susie Lee
  • Representatives from Congresswoman, Jackie Rosen
  • Proclamation from Mayor of Henderson, Debra March
  • Henderson Chamber of Commerce

Date: Sunday, June 6

Where: Henderson Equality Center - 1490 W. Sunset Rd. Suite 120, Henderson, NV 89014

Time: 11am - 4pm - 1:15 - Governor Sisolak and Dignitaries followed by Ribbon Cutting by the Henderson Chamber of Commerce

RSVP: Please RSVP media and all photographers to Jennifer Bradley at jennifer@jbpublicrelations.com or 702.234.9385.

Other:

About the Henderson Chamber of Commerce

The Henderson Chamber of Commerce, HCC, is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and progress of the business community. The HCC provides businesses with legislative representation, marketing and networking opportunities, support resources and business development training. These benefits are also provided by two other organizations under the HCC umbrella - the HCC Foundation, HCCF, and the Henderson Development Association, HDA. The HCC members are focused on promoting the civic, commercial and industrial development of Southern Nevada.

For more information about the HCC, please visit www.hendersonchamber.com. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

Bills:

SB 275
SB 237
SB 109

LGBTQ people continue to face discrimination in their daily lives. A recent study found one in three LGBTQ Americans facing discrimination in the previous year, including three in five transgender Americans. Only five states have legislation making it possible for those in Civics to include people from the LGBTQ community to be spoken about. Those states include, California, Illinois, New Jersey, Oregon, and Colorado. https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/NELIS/REL/81st2021/Bill/7635/Overview

Media Contacts:
Henderson Equality Center: Jennifer Bradley | JB Public Relations | 702.234.9385 | jennifer@jbpublicrelations.com
Governor Sisolak: Meghin Delaney, press@gov.nv.gov
Henderson Chamber of Commerce: Grace Russell | Braintrust | 702.577.7928 |  grace.russell@braintrustagency.com

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