Candlelight Vigil to Remember Pulse

Mon Jun 12 | 7 pm - midnight

On June 12, 2016, the LGBTQ community was targeted. A man filled with hate and armed with an assault rifle murdered 49 people and injured 53 others at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Please join Pride Fund to End Gun Violence, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington on Monday, June 12th at 7 pm in Dupont Circle as we commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shooting. Join us as we come together to honor the victims and demand action from our elected officials.

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We will begin the ceremony at 7 pm as we gather at the fountain. Please bring your own candle as we will have a limited supply available.

About Pride Fund to End Gun Violence

In the wake of the shooting massacre at the Pulse nightclub, the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the LGBTQ community was motivated to take action to prevent future gun tragedies. Pride Fund was created and exists to create a safer future for generations to come. We fight for laws that make our communities safer from guns. We fight for policies that protect LGBTQ individuals from discrimination and violence. We support candidates for office who do the same.

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