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El Camino Pride Week 2020

The Student Equity and Achievement Program, Gender Sexuality Alliance Student Club, and the El Camino College Safe Zone Project Committee are proud to present the 2nd annual campus-wide Pride Week from June 1-5, 2020! The committee will host scheduled events throughout the week, as well as week-long events that can be viewed below.

Below is the keynote addess from Miss Barbie-Q on June 2, 2020.

ElCo Pride Week 2020 Calendar of Events


Click on the buttons below to view more information about our events!

Messages from ECC Button

View messages from El Camino College Leaders


50 Years of Pride Button

Read about the history of Pride


Keynote Speaker Button

Check out more information on our Keynote Speaker


Live Events Button

Check out our live virtual events


Panels, Discussions, and Dialogues

Watch and listen to our recorded video panels


Queer is Love Scholarship Button

Donate to the Queer is Love Scholarship


Art Gallery Button

View submitted art pieces from the ECC Community (External Website)


HeART Facts Button

Read & download our LGBTQIA+ HeART Facts


Resources Button

Explore campus & community LGBTQIA+ resources

Animated Virtual Zoom Backgrounds

Click on the buttons below to download these animated virtual Zoom backgrounds.

Pride Logo with Hearts   Pride Logo with Glitter


Send Us Your Photos!

Become a part of the Pride Week Slideshow!  Tag yourself in social media enjoying Pride using #ElCoPrideWeek or email your photos to Sarah Leinen (


Pride Week 2020 Committee Members

  • Chris Dela Cruz (Student Services Specialist, Student Development Office)
  • Sarah Leinen (English and Human Development Instructor)
  • Giancarlo Fernandez (ASO Vice President)
  • Pierce Peck (GSA Club Member)
  • Grace Reynolds (GSA Club Member)
  • Jacqueline "Jac" Rouillard (Political Science Club President)
  • Salvatore "Tory" Russo (English Instructor)
  • Twigs Subbie (GSA Club President)


ElCo Pride Fest 2019 

With opening comments provided by El Camino College's president, Dr. Dena Maloney, and hosted by Counselor Salvador Navarro and GSA Student Jayla Dawn, the campus kicked off a campus-wide celebration of the LGBTQIA+ community. 

President Maloney Speaking at Pride Pride Fest Host Sal Navarro

Tabling Events at El Co Pride Fest Tabling at El Co Pride Fest

Pride Fest Student Fashion Show Participant Guest Speaker and Professor Speaking at Pride Fest

Participants at the Pride Photo Booth Two El Camino Faculty/Staff Members Posing for a Picture at El Co Pride

Participant in Student Fashion show at PrideFest Drag Performer at El Co Pride Fest


Alternate Genders Cross Culturally

Professor Angela Manned from the Anthropology Department facilitated a lecture about alternate genders in different culture through an anthropological lens.

Professor Mannen Giving a Lecture on Gender Professor Mannen Giving a lecture on Gender


LGBTQIA+ Students and the People Who Love Them

GSA students in collaboration with Counselors Sal Navarro and Erika Knox hosted a panel discussion with LGBTQIA+ students, their parents, and the allies who love them.

 Participants in Pride Panel Participants in Pride Panel

Film Screening and Discussion: Love Simon 

Hosted by the GSA Students and Psychology Professor, Dr. Angela Simon, students came for a film screening and discussion of the film, Love Simon. 


Participants at Love Simon Event Participants at Love Simon Event

Participants at Love Simon Event Participants at Love Simon Event