On Wednesday, August 16, the #iRespect team joined members of Trans and Non-Binary Aid Society (TANAS) for a Rainbow Block Party. The event held at the West Park Activity Centre in Red Deer was a true celebration of respect, diversity, family and love. Attendees were treated to BBQ and concession, outdoor activities and board games. The family friendly atmosphere drew in many from the surrounding neighbourhood. Many attendees also donned #MADETORESPECT t-shirts.
This event was one of many held during the annual Central Alberta Pride Week, held from August 13-17. To kick off the celebration for the week, two rainbow crosswalks were also painted across Ross St. in downtown Red Deer.