June #Tech2sDay: Pride Portraits at Con Safos @ Con Safos • Cocina Y Cantina, San Antonio [12 June]

June #Tech2sDay: Pride Portraits at Con Safos

17:00 - 19:30

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Con Safos • Cocina Y Cantina
607 Hemisfair Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78205
National Pride Month and Pride Portraits!
Let's Celebrate Diversity in Our City and Tech Scene.

Join Tech Bloc and Rackspace on Tuesday, June 12th, for a very special Tech2sDay Meet-up featuring Eric Edward Schell of Pride Portraits.

If we’re gonna grow our talent pool and tech scene in San Antonio, we must continue to build an open, inclusive city where everyone enjoys equal opportunities.

Rackspace is bringing Eric Edward Schell to San Antonio for portrait sessions, and is sponsoring his participation in our June 12th meet-up. Come join the fun, pose for some pictures, and show your support for an open, inclusive San Antonio for all.


Tuesday, June 12th
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Con Safos at Hemisfair
607 Hemisfair Plaza Way
San Antonio, TX 78205

Music sponsored by La Botanica featuring DJ De La O
First drink free for Tech Bloc Members
Pride Portraits sponsored by Rackspace
Food truck eats available
6. p.m.Program featuring:
— Mayor Ron Nirenberg
— State Representative Diego Bernal
— Member of the Mayor's newly-appointed LGBTQ Advisory Commitee

A little background on Pride Portraits:
The organization was born out of response to the massacre at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando. The mission of Pride Portraits is to visually represent the LGBTQIA+ community one photograph and story at a time. Citing visibility for the community as key to promoting its humanization, Pride Portraits post the photos from its shoots along with statement from each person based on the question: What do you want the world to know about you?

Since its inception, more than 3,000 people including LGBTQIA+ community leaders, politicians, and celebrities have participated in the Pride Portraits campaign and have contributed to the mission of LGBTQIA+ visibility.

You can learn more about Pride Portraits at the organization’s website: https://prideportraits.org and you can also see examples of the portraits and statements on Facebook (https://facebook.com/PridePortraits/) and Instagram (https://instagram.com/prideportraits/).

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