Our Cities

Thank you to the Eastside cities and communities for celebrating diversity, inclusion, and Pride!

Bellevue

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride Month, a rainbow flag was raised Wednesday, June 10, at City Hall and other city facilities. The City Council issued a proclamation on June 1, which was received virtually by the Pride Club at Bellevue High School.

Bellevue Celebrates Pride 1
Bellevue Celebrates Pride 1

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Bellevue Celebrates Pride 2
Bellevue Celebrates Pride 2

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Bellevue 2018 signed Proclamation
Bellevue 2018 signed Proclamation

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Bellevue Celebrates Pride 1
Bellevue Celebrates Pride 1

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Bothell

City of Bothell's Pride Proclamation 2021:

"Whereas, LGBTQIA people are our family, friends, neighbors, and co-workers and provide meaningful contributions to our community each and every day . . ."

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DiveIn): 

Diversity Pride Poster
Diversity Pride Poster

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Diversity Pride Poster
Diversity Pride Poster

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Issaquah

The City of Issaquah is an inclusive community that welcomes everyone. Learn more about their efforts, and how you can participate:

City of Issaquah's 2020 Pride Proclamation

City of Issaquah Logo
City of Issaquah Logo

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City of Issaquah Logo
City of Issaquah Logo

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Duvall

City of Duvall:

City of Duvall
City of Duvall

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City of Duvall
City of Duvall

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Kenmore

The City of Kenmore strives to be an open, inclusive and welcoming place for all. The City Council and staff are committed to prioritizing diversity, equity and inclusion and enacting change at the local level. 

City of Kenmore's 2021 Pride Proclamation

Kenmore Pride
Kenmore Pride

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Kenmore Pride
Kenmore Pride

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Kirkland

The City of Kirkland’s Affirmative Action Policy was amended in 2001 to include sexual orientation. In 2017, the City of Kirkland added a new chapter 3.18 to the Kirkland Municipal Code related to sustaining a safe, welcoming and inclusive community for all residents regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, income or economic status, political affiliation, military status, sexual orientation, or physical, mental or sensory ability.

City of Kirkland's 2021 Pride Proclamation

Pride Month 2019
Pride Month 2019

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Pride flag over city hall
Pride flag over city hall

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City of Kirkland logo
City of Kirkland logo

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Pride Month 2019
Pride Month 2019

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Newcastle

"The mission is to serve the Newcastle Community in an effective, efficient, professional, friendly and fiscally responsible manner that promotes fairness, fosters a sense of community and assures equity, integrity, dignity, and respect."

Newcastle logo
Newcastle logo

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Newcastle logo
Newcastle logo

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Redmond

The City of Redmond is committed to being a leader in promoting a culturally inclusive community. As a global city that attracts residents from around the world, we value our diversity and pride ourselves on being a welcoming community. The Welcoming Redmond initiative is focused on ensuring all residents can fully and effectively access City services, influence City policy and direction, and feel a sense of belonging and safety: 

Sammamish

From Sammamish's Pride Proclamation:

" . . . the LGBT community has made great strides forward, but equality, inclusion, and acceptance have not yet been fully achieved.

We must practice these values and teach them to future generations . . ."

Sammamish 2021 Proclamation
Sammamish 2021 Proclamation

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Pride Flag at Sammamish City Hall
Pride Flag at Sammamish City Hall

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Sammamish City Logo
Sammamish City Logo

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Sammamish 2021 Proclamation
Sammamish 2021 Proclamation

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Woodinville

"The City of Woodinville recognizes the importance of diversity of ethnic, cultural, racial, and sexual orientation and gender identities – all of which bring important richness to the City of Woodinville."

The City of Woodinville 2020 Proclamation