PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/SHARE WITH STUDENTS: UIC PRIDE – march in the parade, LGBTQQAI + Ally Training, and t-shirt fundraiser!

The UIC Pride Parade Planning Committee is inviting you to be part of events and programs leading up to Chicago’s Pride Parade and to march with UIC in the Chicago Pride Parade. See below for information on the LGBTQQAI +Ally Training, the t-shirt fundraiser, and info on marching!


LGBTQQAI+ Ally Training – June 22nd, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. in 713 AHSB

  • To honor and celebrate Pride Month, the UIC Pride Parade Planning Committee is collaborating with the Gender & Sexuality Center to offer an educational training open to all students, faculty, staff, and community partners, whether LGBTQQAI+-identified or allies. This training will relate to the theme for this year’s Pride celebrations, “Remember the Past, Create the Future” and will take place on Friday, June 22nd from 3:00-6:00pm in room 713 of the Applied Health Sciences Building (1919 W. Taylor St.) Come find out more about the history of Pride, respecting safe spaces, and how to be an ally. RSVP required: https://forms.uofi.uic.edu/sec/4165098
  • Students, faculty, and staff can purchase a limited-edition UIC Pride shirt for $15 to benefit UIC Pride, an LGBTQQAI+ undergraduate student organization on campus. Shirts will be distributed at this event.

2018 UIC Pride Shirt Fundraiser

  • Students, faculty, staff, and community partners can purchase a limited-edition 2018 UIC Pride shirt for $15 to benefit UIC Pride, an LGBTQQAI+ undergraduate student organization on campus. More information can be found here: https://forms.uofi.uic.edu/sec/4165098

UIC @ Chicago Pride Parade

  • Help represent UIC’s Health Sciences Colleges and UI Health System in the Chicago Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24th to let Chicago know who we are, what we do, and how we support our LGBTQQAI+ community at UIC! Space is limited to 100 marchers. Priority will be given to students in the Health Sciences Colleges and staff/members of UI Health.Please note that marchers will need to purchase a $10 UIC Pride shirt in order to march. Proceeds benefit UIC Pride.Marchers should plan to attend the Pre-Pride Ally Training on Friday, June 22nd from 3:00-6:00 pm to pick up their shirts, return the waiver/consent form, create posters, and hang-out with marchers from around campus!