Mayor Signs Pride Proclamation, Affirming The City’s Commitment To Inclusion, Diversity

Mayor Bill Saffo signed a proclamation on Friday, June 24 in honor of Pride Month. The noon signing ceremony at City Hall was attended by Representative Deb Butler and dozens of supporters.

The proclamation references the importance of the LGBTQ community to Wilmington, the city’s “Rise Together Initiative”, the City’s Office of Equity and Inclusion, and the principle of equal rights for all people and concludes with the following:

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor of Wilmington, North Carolina, does hereby proclaim June 2022 as Pride Month in the City of Wilmington and encourages the community to respect and honor the city’s diversity through celebrating and building a culture of inclusion and acceptance.

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