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Sherrell Cross Takes the Helm as Dallas Pride’s New Executive Director

Dallas, get ready for a fresh breeze of advocacy and celebration as Dallas Pride warmly welcomes Sherrell Cross as its new Executive Director. With a solid background in LGBTQ+ advocacy and leadership, Sherrell is all set to infuse her passion and expertise into Dallas Pride’s mission of bolstering, celebrating and supporting our vibrant community through an array of events and initiatives.

The Board of Directors at Dallas Pride is brimming with optimism, expressing full confidence that Sherrell’s vision and leadership will elevate the organization to new heights in promoting LGBTQ+ rights and fostering a closer-knit community.

“We are delighted to welcome Sherrell Cross as our organization’s new executive director,” said Frank Holland, President of the Dallas Pride Board of Directors, in a statement. “Her deep commitment to our mission and her impressive track record make her the ideal leader to guide Dallas Pride into a bright and inclusive future.”

Sherrell’s journey has been marked by relentless dedication to LGBTQ+ causes. Her advocacy for equality and inclusion has seen her serve in key roles within local LGBTQ+ organizations. Her six-year tenure as the Assistant Executive Director at Real Live Connection notably contributed to the growth of Dallas Pride’s Teen Pride Zone, marking increased attendance and sponsorship year after year. Additionally, her service on the leadership board of Lambda Legal, volunteer work with Promise House, hosting Thanksgiving meals for Real Live Connection, and partnering with Love 2 Give for water drives for the homeless during summer, all echo her unwavering commitment to fostering diversity and creating safe, inclusive spaces.

As Executive Director, Sherrell will oversee all facets of Dallas Pride’s operations, including event planning, community outreach and fundraising. She’s keen on working closely with the board of directors and volunteers to continue the tradition of hosting vibrant and impactful Pride events that celebrate diversity and promote acceptance.

“I am honored to lead Dallas Pride and build upon the incredible work of this organization. Pride is not just a celebration; it’s a vital platform for advancing LGBTQ+ rights and making our community’s voices heard. I am excited to work alongside our dedicated team to create memorable and meaningful Pride experiences for all,” said Sherrell.

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With Sherrell Cross leading the charge, Dallas Pride is set to embrace a future filled with more advocacy, celebration and inclusivity. Dallas, let’s rally behind her and make this chapter remarkable!