About East County Pride

East County Pride was started to help bring awareness of the LGBTQ+ community to the Gresham area. We are an IRS Approved Non-Profit 501(c)(3) organization with the primary goals to help improve the lives of those in our community.

Employer Identification Number: 84-2774850

Mission Statement

East County Pride’s mission is to promote, normalize, and support the diversity of the LGBTTQQIAAP+ communities within Eastern Multnomah County of Oregon; including the cities of Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview, and Wood Village. We will accomplish this through activities and events including the victories, history, and gifts of these included community members.


  • Executive Director
    • Brian Cort
      • Brian was the initial creator/founder of East County Pride and the Gresham Pride Event in September, 2019.

We are currently accepting resumes of those interested in being involved as staff of East County Pride.

Board of Directors

We are currently accepting resumes for our initial board of directors.


Our volunteers are what makes everything possible, we thank them graciously! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us.