Processed in 2006 September by Kayla Misner and Tajon Rice.
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives by the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council, Inc.February 2005
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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council, 1972-2002. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council).
Founded in 1970, the mission of the Pride Center of the Capital Region is to promote the well-being of all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified people and those affected by discrimination based on gender identity and expression. Based in Albany, the Pride Center meets the diverse needs of LGBTQ people in a ten county region. Their programs, both at the Center as well as held throughout the region, meet the health and human service needs of the LGBTQ community as well as educate and advocate for those needs in the broader Capital Region. As the oldest continuously-operating LGBTQ community center in the country, the Pride Center has worked to build a welcoming and empowering community for all people.
The records of the Capital District Gay and Lesbian Community Council includes primarly publications, correspondence, news clippings, and publicity materials. The publications includeCommUNITY(1974-2002),Speak Out(1974-1978),Northeast Alive, andCapital District Aliveamong others. The inventory provided here covers only the publications in this collection. Additional records created by the CDGLCC are also available in the Department of Special Collections and Archives, but have not yet been inventoried.