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Pride Flag Raising

August 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council, the Office of Cultural Affairs, cosponsored by the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival, presented the Pride Flag Raising. The flag raising was held outdoors, at City Hall Plaza on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, from 12:00pm to 12:30pm.

A large group of people hold the LGBTQ+ flag before it is raised. The rainbow flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBT) pride and LGBT social movements The flag consists eight colors stripes, each color with its own meaning (hot pink for sex, red for life, orange for healing, yellow for sunlight, green for nature, turquoise for art, indigo for harmony, and violet for spirit).

Attendees, left to right
Elizabeth Schedl, Executive Director of Hudson Pride Center
Gerald Lyons, Jersey City Board of Education
Ward A Councilwoman Denise Ridley
Eduardo Baez, Founder of Gayborhood Jersey City and Producer of Jersey City Pride LGBTQ+ Pride Festival

To view the flag raising on YouTube, please CLICK HERE

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August 19, 2020
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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