The South Okanagan and Similkameen is a place where LGBTQ2+ people feel safe, included and reflected in their daily lives..
Inclusion - We value the respectful inclusion of LGBTQ2+ people in society, including intersectional identities of race, religion, culture and individuals with diverse abilities.
Education We value education about LGBTQ2+ identities to help current and future generations live safely and freely.
Advocacy We value advocacy work to support human rights, equality and equity for LGBTQ2+ people who face discrimination.
Safety We value safety for all people so they feel physically and emotionally safe.
Community Partnerships We value community partnerships in order to ensure LGBTQ2+ people are reflected and respected.
Authenticity We value authenticity in our support of the LGBTQ2+ community.
WHY BECOME A MEMBER?
Becoming a member is....
Your annual $15 SOS Pride membership supports:
RADAR and other LGBTQ2+ youth-based initiatives
Community organizations that align with our mission, vision and values
Hosting social events and community education events throughout the year
Annual School District Bursary to an LGBTQ2+ Grade 12 graduate