Christopher Street West (CSW) the non-profit organization that produces and organizes the LA Pride parade and festival in the City of West Hollywood has sent a letter of intent to move the LA Pride events out of the City of West Hollywood, reports WeHoTimes, exclusively.
The CSW Board of Directors sent a brief letter of intent to the West Hollywood City Council announcing their move this morning. The Board cites construction at West Hollywood Park and the changing demographics of the Greater Los Angeles Area among the reasons LA Pride will no longer take place in West Hollywood. The letter does not say where CSW intends to host LA Pride next year.
In a letter of intent to the West Hollywood City Council – CSW wrote:
“… As our non-profit organization continues to evolve and grow, we want to inform you of our intention to move the LA Pride Parade and Festival out of West Hollywood in 2021.
The Board of Directors has decided to take this approach for several reasons. These include construction in West Hollywood Park, the changing demographics of Greater Los Angeles, our commitment to being responsive to the LGBTQIA+ community’s needs, and our allyship and collaboration with other movements for social change…”
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