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The Conference

PRIDE FESTIVAL WEEKEND

Kentucky Black Pride

September 13-14, 2024
Woodland Park
Lexington, KY

Kentucky Black Pride is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization: 82-4176691. Established in December 2016, under the leadership of Shawn Ka'Ron Bumpase. Our mission is to promote unity, pride, self-awareness and positive visibility within Kentucky's QTPOC community. Our goal is to improve the lives of QTPOC around central Kentucky serving Lexington (surrounding counties), Frankfort, Louisville and Covington. We are proud to provide you with a annual pride festival in Lexington every 3rd weekend of September.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

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Join us on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Eastside Branch Library 3000 Blake James Drive (Corner of Palumbo Drive & Man-o-war Blvd) for our  8th Annual Women & Girls Health Summit 2024. There will be panel discussion centering around Women of Color Health, Guest Speaker is Jeremy Beshears from Gilead Science. There will be a health fair with various health vendors throughout Lexington.

 

Lunch will be provided and this event is Free, but seating are limited so participants must register. Online Registration form is below. 

There will be FREE anonymous HIV testing by Lexington Health Department, all those tested will receive a gift card. 

 

Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  Check in/Registration

           10:30 AM - 11:00 AM  Breakfast

           11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Gilead Science Presentation

           12:15 PM - 1: 45 PM    Panel Discussion w/ lunch 

             1:45 PM - 3:00 PM     Community Health Fair 

If you're interested in becoming a vendor please fill out form below. If you would like donate to this event please contact Cheryl Adams at cheryladams607@gmail.com 

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Photo of KayKay Da Kidd at Kentucky Black Pride Festival 2023

We are currently looking for talent and acts for our 2024 Pride in the Park Festival. If you're looking to be apart of this year's festival, please send us an email. Kentuckyblackpride@gmail.com 

Please let us know what your talent is and if you have any promo or videos please share in the email. 

Monthly Board Meeting

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About

Join us every third Saturday of the month for our monthly Board meeting. If you would like to join a subcommittee or help plan our 2024 Pride festival, email us at kentuckyblackpride@gmail.com

Next Board meeting will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 3:00 pm. Meeting will be held at the Bluegrass Care Navigator 1733 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Kentucky 40504

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2023 PRIDE SPONSORS

 

 

 

 

RAINBOW LEVEL

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLATINUM LEVEL

GOLD LEVEL

SILVER LEVEL

BRONZE LEVEL

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Mister & Miss
Kentucky Black Pride 2024

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Special Tribute:

(We would like to honor two past board members)

Nicole Matthews

Passed away July 8, 2017

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John G. Bentley

Passed away Feb 8, 2020

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Past Events

Upcoming Events:

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Early Bird Tickets $2.00, tickets at the door $30.00  click below for advance Tickets:

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$5.00 before 11pm, $10.00 after 11pm

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