About Boston Pride

Vision Statement

Boston Pride creates change and progress in society by embracing our community’s diverse history, culture, and identities, promoting community engagement and inclusivity, and striving for visibility and respect in unity.

Mission Statement

Boston Pride produces events and activities to achieve inclusivity, equality, respect, and awareness in Greater Boston and beyond. Fostering diversity, unity, visibility, and dignity, we educate, communicate, and advocate by building and strengthening community connections.

Intentions and Rationale

For the past year Boston Pride has been working with a consulting team, Dorrington & Saunders, LLC, to institute transformational change within our organization regarding diversity, access, inclusion, equity and equality.

To enhance our service to the community, we have instituted the following Intentions and Rationale:

Boston Pride is engaging in a transformational process to facilitate fulfillment of our mission and vision, which we serve.
Boston Pride is dismantling the systemic oppression and individual, interpersonal, institutional and structural racism within its own organization.
Boston Pride uses its platform and resources to reduce the negative impact of oppression and racism on LGBTQIA+ communities of color, with deliberate focus on marginalized and intersectional people.
Boston Pride is devoted to ensuring acceptance, diversity, access, and inclusion of the distinct identities that make up the LGBTQIA+ community

Values Statement

Volunteerism
We value the time, energy, commitment, and passion of our dedicated volunteers.

Awareness
In our aspiration to social, racial, and economic justice, we strive to understand and to respond to our community’s evolving needs.

Leadership
We believe in developing the future leaders of our community.

Unity
Through collaboration, we wish to unite our community, to embrace our differences, and to end prejudice.

Empowerment
We aim to empower community voices through visibility, and our members through responsibility.

Solidarity
We stand in solidarity with communities at home and around the world, because we are not equal until everyone is equal.

Non-Profit Status

Boston Pride is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Our EIN is 04-3488006.

Policies

Privacy Policy

Initialism Policy

Service Mark Policy

Boston Pride is committed to protecting the privacy of all members of our community who interact with our organization, and/or who participate in our events and programs. To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European law for data protection, Boston Pride has updated its privacy policy on May 24, 2018. Here is a brief overview of the changes:

Transparency: We have added increased transparency about what data we collect, and how it is collected;

Security: We have added details about how we protect your information;

Rights: We have listed how you can exercise your user rights and make choices about your information.

We invite you to review this privacy policy now. This updated policy went into effect on May 24, 2018. Your continued use of Boston Pride’s networks and technologies from that day on will be subject to the updated policy.

GDPR Compliance

Boston Pride is committed to protecting the privacy of all members of our community who interact with our organization, and/or who participate in our events and programs. To comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European law for data protection, Boston Pride has updated its privacy policy on May 24, 2018. Here is a brief overview of the changes:

Transparency: We have added increased transparency about what data we collect, and how it is collected;

Security: We have added details about how we protect your information;

Rights: We have listed how you can exercise your user rights and make choices about your information.

We invite you to review this privacy policy now. This updated policy went into effect on May 24, 2018. Your continued use of Boston Pride’s networks and technologies from that day on will be subject to the updated policy.