Capitol Hill Pride
formed Capitol Hill Pride non-profit is planning a
series of activities for June Pride Month. Non-profits
and other Capitol Hill businesses will be displaying
Pride stickers and be included in the Capitol Hill Pride
online listing events and LGBTQAI support.
of Capitol Hill Pride this for 2018 will be “Cause over
Commerce” as we continue organizing the Northwest’s
largest Pride street gathering in the heart of Seattle.
will culminate with the Capitol Hill Pride March &
Rally starting at 10am -4pm on the campus of Seattle
Central College which will feature speakers and
non-profits and the Capitol Hill Doggie Drag Costume
Contest at Noon.
Capitol Hill Pride Board
Charlette LeFevre - Board Director, Development
and Entertainment Development
Philip Lipson - Board Member, Volunteer Coordination
David Kennedy - Board Member, Security Director
Bo Odyssey - Board Member, Outreach
Laura Ingalls Wilder - Board Member, Outreach
LeFevre - is current Director of Capitol Hill
Pride having established the Capitol Hill Pride
Festival in 2009 as Vice President of the Capitol Hill
Community Council. Currently contributes to the
Seattle PI Neighborhood Blog since 2009 and is current
director of the Northwest
Museum of Legend and Lore since 2004 conducting tours
of Capitol Hill.
science and events, Charlette shares a social justice
interest in her activities and writings. Charlette has
a BA in Research and Design from Wright State
Accomplishments: Establishing Capitol Hill's largest
street festival. Saving four large trees on Capitol
Hill's Broadway and helping establish the Seattle city
ordianance that bans the display of human
remains without the deceased's consent.
Lipson - Librarian has a Master's degree in
Library Science from Wayne State University in Detroit
and has had experience in both public and academic
libraries. Co-Director of the museum since 2004,
Philip Lipsonis writing a book on the Air Force's
first military plane crash in Kelso and was Booth Director for the
Capitol Hill Pride Festival. Philip Lipson has worked
for the IRS and hashelped organized the budgets for
many conferences. In
1980 Philip ran for Sheriff of Wayne County, Michigan,
Libertarian Party. Lucky for the library he lost. His
slogan was "Behave Yourself", a motto he still lives
by today - or so he says.
Kennedy - is current Security Director of
Capitol Hill Pride having volunteered since 2010.
Odyssey - is current board advisor and
Capitol Hill Resident
lending decades of advice to community groups and
Wilder - is current board advisor and long time
Capitol Hill Resident representing the intersex