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Pelosi and Mariano Accept Awards at EI Jubilee Gala

Gala | February 13, 2016

Pelosi screen picOne week ago tonight – U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi accepted the Equality Illinois 2016 Freedom Award at our 25th Anniversary Gala in the Hilton Chicago Hotel.

Her full acceptance speech and other moments during the Equality Illinois Jubilee Gala, including the recognition given the Mariano’s grocery chain with the 2016 Equality Illinois Business Leadership Award, can be seen on our YouTube channel.

Relive this wonderful evening.


Equality Illinois PAC Endorses Mendoza, 24 Incumbents

Elections | February 8, 2016

ENDORSES for PAC web slideThe Equality Illinois Political Action Committee supports Susana Mendoza for the Democratic nomination for State Comptroller and the re-election of 24 incumbent state legislators who have supported measures advancing LGBT equality in Illinois.

EI PAC, the political arm of Equality Illinois, is the only statewide organization dedicated to securing and defending the rights of LGBT through engagement in the electoral process. A second round of endorsements will be made shortly.


Thank you!

Gala | February 8, 2016



Thank you, President Obama

Gala | February 6, 2016

Thank you, President Obama, for greeting tonight’s Equality Illinois 25th Anniversary Gala with your message. You honor us.