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COVID-19 Resource Center

Stay Informed | March 24, 2020

As we all learn how to navigate our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic; this should not and will not stop us from working toward equality for all. It is important that we keep each other informed and do our best to support each other.

Stay informed by visiting our COVID-19 Resource Center outlining our response.

Challenging
times have always brought us together. That spirit is alive and well in our
communities. We will move forward, together. 

Women’s History Month

News | March 4, 2020

During Women’s History Month, we will honor women who have broken barriers and push our society forward.

Today’s #wcw is Bamby Salcedo. As the founder of the TransLatin@ Coalition in Los Angeles, Mexico-born Bamby Salcedo not only advocates for the needs of trans Latinxs who have immigrated to the United States, but also speaks about and fights for the rights and safety of those living with HIV and AIDS. In 2016, the Obama Administration invited her to speak at the White House United State of Women Summit, where she spoke out about ways to help prevent violence against women. She continues to speak and work with LGBTQ Latinxs and win awards for her advocacy and community work.

Early Voting

Take Action | March 2, 2020

Starting TODAY, early voting expands across Illinois ahead of the March 17 primary!

Find your early voting location HERE!

Head to the Illinois State Board of Elections to check your registration status and make sure
it is up to date. If you are not registered to vote, you can register to vote
in person at an early voting location, or on election day at your polling
location.

EI’s 2020 Endorsed Candidates

Stay Informed | February 25, 2020

To achieve full, lived equality for all
LGBTQ+ people, Equality Illinois is committed to endorsing and supporting pro-equality
candidates who will fight for civil rights and social justice.

Equality Illinois proudly endorses the following candidates for the Illinois Primary Election on March 17, 2020.