Actions and Goals

Farmville Pride is dedicated to serving the general and LGBTQ+ community. As such, here are some of the group’s 2020 goals:

  • To engage with the Farmville Community by volunteering with local community service organizations, such as:
    • Food Bank
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Library/children’s book packages
  • Increase organizational diversity by engaging with the Black/POC LGBTQ+ community within the area
  • To promote education and awareness of LGBTQ+ issues within the Farmville Community
    • Host (an) “Ask-A-Trans Person” event(s)
      • Methodist Church
      • LU and/or HS-C
    • Community Dinner
    • Push for gender inclusive restrooms in the Farmville community (especially in businesses where that only requires a sign change).
  • To develop and facilitate a “Resource Registry” for LGBTQ+ individuals facing catastrophic consequences of expressing their gender/sexual orientation.
  • Push to increase “Equality Means Business” participation to 20 businesses.
  • To plan, organize, and present the first annual “Pride” event in Farmville.
  • To plan, organize, and present a Semi-Annual Winter Celebration and Fundraiser.

Farmville Pride continues to explore and work toward other dynamic goals and actions to better serve the general and LGBTQ+ community. As such, Farmville Pride has established a five-year goal:

  • To establish and maintain a physical space in the Farmville area to provide onsite services to the LGBTQ+ members of the Farmville community.