Celebrating Pride Month

2024 Inclusive Flag Raising Event

  • Date: Wednesday, June 5
  • Time: Noon-2 p.m.
  • Location: Flagpole outside the district offices at Foothill College

progress pride flagJoin us for a celebration of pride! This year's flag raising will be held outside the district office building, establishing a tradition of rotating these events between campuses in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.

Watch for more details about this event – coming soon!

2023 Pride and Trans Flag Raising Event

Pride Flag Raising header

De Anza College kicked off Pride Month for 2023 by holding a special flag raising event in the Main Quad with members of the campus LGBTQ+ community, along with campus allies and civic leaders including Cupertino Vice Mayor Sheila Mohan and Councilmember J.R. Fruen

The program included brief remarks by students, faculty members and civic leaders, before raising the Pride and Trans flags to honor and support the LGBTQ+ community. Afterward, those attending gathered in the new Pride Center (Library 138) for light refreshments, tours and conversation.

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pride flags over main quad

Flags Over Main Quad

President Lloyd Holmes

Lloyd Holmes, President

Kestia Durant, Student

Kestia Durant, Student

J.R. Fruen

J. R. Fruen,
Cupertino Councilmember

Sheila Mohan

Sheila Mohan,
Cupertino Vice Mayor

Jamie Pelusi

Jamie Pelusi,
Faculty Coordinator, Pride Center

Alicia Mullens

Alicia Mullens,
Instructor, Meterology

Clifton Der Bing

Clifton Der Bing,
Psychological Services Counselor, Foothill College

raising the flag

Raising the Flag

gathering at flagpole

Gathering at the Flagpole

Cortez, Pelusi, Le

Alicia Cortez, Dean, Equity and Engagement;
Jamie Pelusi; Huy Le, Counselor

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After the Ceremony

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