Senator Martin Heinrich & Bernalillo County Democrats Will March for Equality in ABQ Pride Parade

Albuquerque, NM – On Saturday, June 10, U.S. Senator Heinrich, Democratic candidates, and Bernalillo County Democrats will march for equality in the ABQ Pride Parade. 

The Democratic Party of Bernalillo County will debut their new Democrats Care program banner on their float entitled “The Best Party in Town.”  The Democrats Care program puts action to the Democratic values of community, cooperation, unity, and empowerment with goal supporting the community initiatives that make New Mexico a great place to raise a family.

WHAT:

ABQ Pride Parade

WHO:

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, Democratic candidates, and Bernalillo County Democrats

WHEN:

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10 am

WHERE:

Parade route runs along Lomas from Washington to San Pedro

Democrats stand with the LGBTQ community’s fight for equality. We are committed to ending anti-LGBTQ violence, bullying, and discrimination and to ensuring that LGBTQ Americans are treated with dignity and respect in their communities, their workplaces, and their schools.

The ABQ Pride Parade dates back to 1976 when members of the LGBTQ community walked down the sidewalk on Central Ave marking the first gay rights march in Albuquerque.