Buffalo Grove trustees adopt Pride month proclamation, also approve $30K upgrade to phone system at Village Hall

Buffalo Grove trustees adopt Pride month proclamation, also approve $30K upgrade to phone system at Village Hall

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During the might 17 Village Board conference, Buffalo Grove trustees passed a resolution “proclaiming June 2021 as the village of Buffalo Grove’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Pride Month and encourage all community residents to remove prejudice wherever it exists and also to commemorate our great variety by celebrating our LGBTQ neighbors,” as read by Village President Beverly Sussman.

The resolution continues on to cite inclusivity initiatives by former presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, plus the landmark 2015 U.S. Supreme Court marriage equality decision.

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“LGBTQ Americans, including those that reside in our local communities, face hate and discrimination simply for being who they really are and for who they love and there stays much work to do to extend the vow of our country to everyone,” the resolution states.

Readers users during the meeting commended the village for the recognition. Continue reading “Buffalo Grove trustees adopt Pride month proclamation, also approve $30K upgrade to phone system at Village Hall”