People Respecting Individuality Diversity & Equality (PRIDE)
Diane DeSoto, P.R.I.D.E. Club Sponsor
Phone: (708) 585-1029
Club Description: P.R.I.D.E. stands for People Respecting Individuality Diversity and Equality. This club is for students who believe in equal human rights; are against bullying; are gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, or questioning and/or who want to support their peers who are.
Activities include: Meetings at which members receive information and support in dealing with challenges particular to LGBTQ youth, where they plan activities that promote a school-wide atmosphere of acceptance toward people of all sexual orientations & gender identities, social activities such as karaoke nights, game nights, & pizza parties, where students can proudly "be who they are".
Procedure for joining: Sign up with Mrs. DeSoto in the LRC or listen to announcements and come to a meeting.
Time Commitment: The club meets almost every week, sometimes before school and sometimes after school in the LRC. Meetings take place at different ends of the school day in order to allows students involved in other activities to attend some meetings/events, even if they can not attend all.
Activity Time Period: September to May