GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- To celebrate Pride Month, VA staff was encouraged to wear rainbow colored attire to show support for the LGBT community. At noon on June 26th , staff gather together to create chalk art on the sidewalks with LGBT motivational sayings and support.
The reason the art exhibit was held, instead of a usual pride parade to practice social distancing.
“We had an idea to put some color on the sidewalk..” Johnaton Gill, Veteran and VA employee.
Which many veterans and employees did ” I identify as a lesbian and I want to support my community and the fact the VA supports diversity.” Kimberlee, VA employee