• About Us

    Remember | Resist | Rejoice

    HoCo Pride is a collection of events and programs that are geared toward the support of, advocacy for and education about the LGBTQ+ community in Howard County. All proceeds earned go to supporting HoCo PRIDE!

    HoCo PRIDE is fiscally sponsored by PFLAG Columbia-Howard County a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization in partnership with County Executive Dr. Calvin Ball. All donations are 100% tax deductible.

    Centennial Park

    Saturday, June 29, 2019

    10000 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042

  • Who We Are

    Planning Committee Members

    Jumel Howard

    PFLAG Columbia-Howard County

    Committee Chairperson

    Chris Hefty

    LGBT Interfaith Network

    Sponsorship Coordinator

    Alisha Tronetti

    Community Outreach Coordinator

    Devon Bragg

    Graphic Designer

    Alex Kent

    Professional Homosexual

    Volunteer Coordinator

    Erica Tang

    Communications Coordinator

    Akbi Khan

    RoCo in HoCo

    Event Blogger

    Steve Charing


    Event Blogger

    Bob Ford

    Howard County Human Rights Commission



    Katie Dant

    Crisis Specialist

    Safety Coordinator

    Tina Field

    Crisis Hotline Manager

    Entertainment Coordinator

    Sarah Cooke

    Howard County Library

    Erin Matthews

    Books With A Past

    Kimberly Prium

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Office of Community Partnerships

    Najee Bailey

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

    Andrew Howard

    LGBTQ+ Advocate

  • Our Partners

    Thank you to all the organizations that have come together to make HoCo PRIDE possible!

    Hosting Organizations

    PFLAG Columbia-Howard County

    Hosting Organization

    Office of County Executive Calvin Ball


    Silver Sponsors

    Emmanuel UMC

    Official Sponsor

    HopeWorks of

    Howard County

    Official Sponsor

    Ecosse Salon

    Official Sponsor


    Official Sponsor

    Bronze Sponsors

    Temple Isaiah

    Official Partner


    Official Partner

    LGBT Health Resource Center at Chase Brexton

    Official Partner

    Howard County General Hospital

    Official Partner

    St. Peters Episcopal Church

    Official Partner

    Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia

    Official Partner

    Rainbow Sponsors

    Sean Lare Counseling & Consulting

    Official Supporter

    Columbia United Christian Church

    Official Supporter

    HoCo Climate Action

    Official Supporter

    Christ United Methodist Church

    Official Supporter

    Community Partners

    Historic Savage Mill


    AARROW Sign Spinners


    Hysteria Brewing


    Choose Civility

    Howard County


    Carroll Baldwin Hall


    Howard County Library System


    Banner Day Films