2019 AISD Pride Week Kickoff Celebration


We are #AISDProud to announce the AISD Pride Week Kickoff Celebration—9 a.m.–noon Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center.

The event will showcase the district’s commitment to creating a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Please invite your school community to this districtwide celebration of our LGBTQ+ students, staff and families.

The event will include performances, a panel discussion, a resource fair and a Pride-themed art exhibition.

For more details, please contact griselda.rodriguez@austinisd.org. Ask about free transportation to the event!


9 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks
Austin Gay Men's Chorus performance
Panel Discussion includes AISD staff, parents, students and leaders from Whatsinthemirror?, PFLAG Austin, OutYouth, Transgender Education Network of Texas (TENT), and Pride Portraits          

10 a.m. |Resource Fair and Topic Talks
11 a.m. | Student Performances
11:20 a.m. | Emmy-Winning Documentary Screening of Trans in America: Texas Strong Special guests in attendance

Pride Portraits provides a platform to be visible, represented and humanized. Participate in the largest LGBTQIA+ visibility campaign to date, learn more here. Please have the release and consent form signed - get it ahead of time here

If you are a staff or community member and would like to have a resource table and/or topic talk, please fill the Resource Fair and Topic Talks Request Form.