Ames Pridefest, A New ISU "Green Initiatives Fund" for Student Green Innovation

Ames Pridefest

Dennis Hart gives a review of the past week's news from the Pages of the Ames Tribune and other local area papers.
Nicci Port from the ISU Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Joel Hocjstein, Chair of Ames Pride discuss the founding of Ames Pride, a brand-new community-based organization for community-building among LGBTQA+ people, educating the community on issues affecting LGBTQA+ people, and for facilitating an environment that values the intersectional identities of all people living in and around the City of Ames, IA. Nicci and Joel describe the first annual Ames Pridefest, to become an annual signature event. Pridefest will occur on Saturday October 14 at noon in the Ames Bandshell Park, the final event of a week of "coming out" public activities.
Merry RankinDirector of Sustainability at ISU and the City of Ames, together with Lia Gomez, Sustainability Director for Iowa State University’s Student Government, announce the creation of a new fund created by Student Government: The Green Initiatives Fund, to allow student organizations to have a dedicated funding source related to increasing and enhancing sustainability events, initiatives and projects at ISU.

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