The Elmhurst Pride Collective strives to build a more inclusive, welcoming community for all, including LGBTQ+ families, friends, and allies, and people of all races, ethnicities, and religions.
Assist Elmhurst businesses and organizations in their efforts to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all, including LGBTQ+ families, friends, and allies, and people of all races, ethnicities, and religions.
Create connections among local businesses and organizations that are looking for partnerships and networking opportunities to achieve similar goals in our community.
Host a variety of social events and educational programming for local businesses and organizations and the community at large.
Show support for the LGBTQ+ community and build a larger network of community allies committed to making Elmhurst safe and inclusive.
THE EPC TEAM_
H. Scott Matheney
WE STAND FOR_
The fundamental human values of fairness and equality.
The right of all members of the Elmhurst community to feel safe and supported and to be treated with dignity and respect.
WHO WE ARE_
The Elmhurst Pride Collective was formed in 2019 by a group of residents, business owners, and community leaders. Our mission is to foster and promote a safe and inclusive environment for all, including LGBTQ+ families, friends, and allies, and people of all races, ethnicities, and religions, by creating connections, sharing resources, and celebrating our diverse community.
The EPC brings together a wide array of local businesses, organizations, and neighbors, who share our goals and are committed to making Elmhurst, Illinois, a welcoming place to live, learn, and grow. We strive to celebrate, recognize, and empower all the diverse members of our community.