Copperleaf Celebrates Pride!

August 9, 2022 Linda Lupini

To celebrate Pride this year, Copperleaf's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) team organized two virtual Pride-themed trivia events in anticipation of the Vancouver Pride Festival, which took place in late July. 

Hosted by DE&I team members Shannon Archambault, Martha Blakely, and Nicole Paul (in some pretty epic costumes), Copperleafers were divided into small teams to answer four rounds of trivia questions. Topics included Q is for Queer (music by queer artists), Iconic (Pride revolutionary icons), and For Lilac of a Better Pun (purple-themed questions).

We had a blast connecting with each other, answering trivia questions, and learning lots of interesting facts about the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual and Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) community! Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winning teams Uniqueens and Priscilla! 

The DE&I team mailed Pride pins handmade by local Vancouver Island artist and queer and neurodivergent advocate crow.and.sparkle, and gift cards to the winning teams. Copperleaf also donated $3,000 CAD to The Trevor Project, the world's largest suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQIA2S+ young people. 

Pride celebrates LGBTQIA2S+ activism, achievements, and culture, and Copperleaf is committed to supporting charities and non-profit organizations dedicated to the issues facing these communities and strive to help create a discrimination-free world. 

If you would like to support The Trevor Project, you can donate here: 

 

 

 


Copperleaf is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we’re always seeking talented individuals to join our growing team! Check out our current job openings here.

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Linda Lupini

Linda has over 30 years of experience in executive HR positions. She is an expert in strategic HR, change management, organizational development, and leadership development. Linda is currently the Global VP of Employee Experience for Copperleaf.

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