Events

iSMSS hosts a number of events yearly to bring community together but most importantly fundraise for our youth programming. Through our events we come together to highlight the impact of our programming and work together with community members to help sustain the amazing programs and services we provide to the 2SLGBTQ+ community.

Pride Week

Pride Week a yearly collective celebration of 2SLGBTQ+ individuals and communities at the University of Alberta. The planning and implementation of Pride Week is a collaborative effort by students, staff, faculty members, groups, units, organizations, and individuals across U of A campuses. Everyone is welcome and invited to participate - host an event in your area of campus, attend a workshop, walk in the parade, celebrate being 2SLGBTQ+, support your colleagues and friends!

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Mayor's Pride Brunch



The Mayor's Pride Brunch is an annual fundraising event for iSMSS's Camp fYrefly. The brunch brings together community members, organizations, and leaders to celebrate the impact of Camp fYrefly Alberta and to continue to ensure youth of all means are able to access Camp fYrefly. Camp fYrefly relies on the generosity and support of donors and


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Met Gala of the North

The Met Gala of the North is an annual fundraiser for iSMSS programming. Inspired by the fashion event of the year, The Met Gala, we incorporate the yearly theme for a fun, bright evening with special musical guests for a night to support community. In 2019, our special guest was award winning Canadian Musician Jann Arden. Edmontonians are invited to dress in their best costumes and celebrate the night away for a great cause.