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Viva la Vida: Sandia at Pride

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sandians march in Pride parade

2018 Pride Parade — Sandians Chris LaFleur, left, and wife Mary Watson carry Sandia's banner as they walk down Central Avenue June 9, during the city’s annual Pride Parade. About 30 Sandia Pride Alliance Network members, along with their family and friends, walked the nearly two-mile parade route together. Read more about Chris and Mary's Sandia experience here.  (Photo by Jennifer Anaya)

Sandians prepare for Pride parade

2018 Pride prep with leadership — Associate Labs Director Mark Sellers (back, right) and Chief Diversity Officer Esther Hernandez (front, left) joined members of the Sandia Pride Alliance Network to prepare for Sandia’s participation in the city’s Pride Parade. The parade is part of the larger, multi-day PrideFest event held each year in June to celebrate the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex & Queer communities. (Photo by Lindsey Kibler)

Sandia's Pridefest Exhibitors booth
Recruiting talent at PrideFest — Andres Sanchez and Katrina Wagner welcomed visitors and did some recruiting at Sandia's 2018 Albuquerque PrideFest exhibitors booth at the New Mexico Expo on June 9th. Nearly a third of their many visitors expressed interest in submitting a resume.  (Photo by Efrain Bencomo-Arvizu)