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Santa Cruz Pride Proclamations

Each year, Santa Cruz Pride honors community members and allies with proclamations from the City and County of Santa Cruz.

Congratulations to our 2014 Proclamation recipients: 

Adam Spickler

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Pajaro Valley High School Gay Straight Alliance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lifetime Acheivement Awards 

In honor of the 40th anniversary of Santa Cruz Pride, the Diversity Center will be presenting Lifetime Achievement Awards to our most accomplished leaders over the past 40 years.

 

2013 Proclamation Recipients:    

Jim Brown (2013)

Mark Hajduk (2013)

Parent and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) (2013)

Santa Cruz City Schools (2013)

 

Previous years Proclamation Recipients:

(individuals ordered by last name; organizations at the bottom):  

Laura McCann Proclamation
INDIVIDUALS:
Deborah Abbott (1998)
Rebecca Adams (1996)
Fernando Alcantar (2007)
Bettina Aptheker (2003)
Kai Azada (2001)
Karen Babbitt (1992)
Richard Baldwin (2003)
Wendy Baxter (1996)
Melissa Bernstein (1994)
Abby Bogomolny (1998)
Raul Bonilla (1999)
Scott Brookie (1988)
Jennifer Brooks (1992)
Julie Brower (1985)
Jim Brown (2013)
Joyce Brown (1987)
Mardi Brown (1989)
Mary Bryant (1986)
Dan Buckler (2002)
Tony Campos (2004)
Maurice Carillo (2002)
Denny Carroll (2001)
Toni Cassista (1986)
Terry Cavanagh (1988)
Wendy Chapkis (1992)
Allison Claire (1988)
De Clarke (1985)
LaVerne Coleman (1997)
Neal Coonerty (1992)
Bob Correa (2001)
Joe Cosentino (2011)
Margaret Daniels (1993)
Zachary Davenport (2001)
Jessica Delgado (1994)
Pat Dellin (2012)
Jason Dimmick (1999)
Cynthia Druley (2009)
Richard Dunkle (1992)
Heather Edney (2002)
Tom Ellison (1985)
Sam Farr (2005)
Tina Fentiman (1992)
Glen Fitch (1989)
Meadow Fitzgerald (1992)
Tim Fitzmaurice (2003)
Kasandra Fox (1990)
Marge Frantz (1987)
Fred Friedman (1997)
Larry Friedman (2007)Tam Welch Proclamation
Gabriel (1992)
Barbara Garcia (1990)
Laura Giges (1995)
Terri Gilbert (2000)
Iola Gold (1985)
Kathy Goldenkranz (2005)
Mireya Gomez-Contreras (2007)
Ramón Gomez (2000)
Mark Grantham (1994)
Tom Graves (1995)
Sharon Green (1996)
Blair Griffith (1991)
Gail Groves (1992)
Mark Hajduk (2013)
Steve Hansen (1996)
Gene Harding (1985)
Jean Hart (1992)
Rachel Harwood (1997)
Alison Hayes (2002)
Jim Hayes (2010)
Dr. Jennifer Hastings (2007)
Marie Henley (1991)
Elaine Herman (1996)
Nikira Hernandez (2004)
Shane Hill (2007)
Kate Hitt (2000)
Carla Holt (1993)
Ron Indra (2006)
Vern Isaakson (1991)
Deborah Jacobsen (2005)
Mike Johnson (2002)
Kaleo Kaluhiwa (1992)
Jerry Kaufman (1996)
Kate Kaufman (2001)
Fred Keeley (1996)
Jo Kenny (1988)
Curt Keyer (1985)
Dave Kirk (2011)
Lori Klein (1991)
John Laird (1985)
Kwai Lam (1994)
Gerald Landers (1986)
Pat Langlois (1992)
John LaRiviere (1987)Proclamation
Shawn Laughingtree (1984)
Tracye Lea Lawson (1992)
Thomas Leavitt (2007)
Bruce Lee (1995)
Dr. Arnold Leff (1991)
Margaret Leonard (2003)
John Leopold (1990)
Lark Letchworth (1991)
Michael Lightstone (1990)
Lissah (2000)
Shirley Lopez (1997)
Richard MacKee (1993)
Lee Maranto (2005)
Mariposa (1993)
Timothy Maroni (2000)
Mary Ellen Martinelli (1995)
Ray Martinez (1992)
Nancy Matlock (1994)
Laura "La" McCann (2011)
Gary McMillin (2000)
 Bill McCabe (2010)
Todd McGregor (2006)
Aaron Miller (1987)
Ann Monsour (1999)
Monica Morales (2004)
Ray Mortz (1996)
Ruth Mota (1991)
Shekhinah Mountainwater (2007)
Gloria Nieto (1992)
Joyce Nordquist (1999)
Judy O'Brien (1984)
Roderick Olson (2005)
Ekua Omosupe (1993)
Sarah-Hope Parmeter (1994)
Mimi Peleg (2009)
Gail Pellerin (2009)
Michael Perlman (1986)
Donna Phillips (1992)
Kater Pollack (1985)Proclamation
Cece Pinheiro (2004)
Stuart Ponder (1997)
Andrew Purchin (2002)
Maria Luisa Ramirez-Perez (2006)
Gary Reynolds (1990)
Stuart Rosenstein (2003)
Mike Rotkin (1998)
Will Russell (1990)
Liz Ryan (2001)
Ron Sampson (1991)
Elba Sanchez (1995)
Ernie Sanchez (1993)
Tchad Sanger (2000)
Meg Satterthwaite (1992)
Glen Schaller (1987)
Merrie Schaller (1991)
Jim Schultz (2005)
Kathy Seymour (1991)
Kristin Sharpe (1998)
Clare Sheils (2003)
Alice Silverstein (1985)
Charlie Singer (2007)
Jill Simmons (1997)
Alena Smith (1993)
Richard Smith (1991)
Jerry Solomon (1985)
Karen Sommerfeld (1995)
Natalie Steinberg (2002)
Michael Stevens (1997)
Nancy Stoller (1987)
Mark Stone (2010)
Mindy Storch (1990)
Jack Tilney (1998)
Mike Tossy (1994)
Mark Tracy (1999)
Doug Urbanus (2007)Shekhinah Mountainwater 2007 Grand Marshal
Paul Wagner (1997)
Jay Walker (1992)
Lou Waters (1993)
Chris Weir (2005)
Tam Welch (2011)
Peter Weyzen (2003)
Sean Wharton (2005)
Robin White (1992)
Carter Wilson (1992)
Charles Wolf (1998)
Josh Wolff (1995)
Mardi Wormhoudt (1988)
Dave Wright (1993)
David Yule (2001)
 
 
 ORGANIZATIONS:
A Gay Evening in May (1994)
American Civil Liberties Union - Santa Cruz chapter (2000)
The Bulkhead Gallery (1992)
The Closet Free Radio Collective (1993)
The Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County (2007)
First Congregational Church of Santa Cruz (2011)
GLBT Alliance (2012)
Grace United Methodist Church (1997)
Inner Light Ministries (2009)
The Japanese American Citizens League (2010)
La Gazette (2000)
The Lavender Reader (1993)
Manifesto (2004)
Matrix (1991)
Parent and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) (2013)
QTV (1996)
Radical Faeries of Santa Cruz (2002)
Santa Cruz AIDS Project (1996)
Santa Cruz City Schools (2013)
The Santa Cruz Lesbian & Gay Community Center (1989)
The Santa Cruz Needle Exchange Program (1997)
Temple Beth El (2006)
Triangle Speakers (2002)
Watsonville YWCA (2012)
Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (1998)
Women’s BiNet of Santa Cruz (2001)

 

Come back next year to nominate someone who makes a difference in Santa Cruz!

Guidelines:  As a once-in-a-lifetime award, Santa Cruz Pride proclamations are generally given to those who have made a significant impact in multiple areas of our LGBTQ community over a long span of time.  (Nominees cannot have received a proclamation previously.)

 

 

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