Speakers Bureau

Make change happen

Be a Mover and a Shaker

Make change happen by hosting a speaker and sharing information with your colleagues, neighbors, fellow congregants and equality supporters.

Equality Illinois Director of Public Policy Mike Ziri discusses LGBTQ rights at a Pride Month event

Equality Illinois staff and volunteers can speak, educate or help you create a forum in English or Spanish on any LGBTQ-related topic, including:

  • Explaining the freedom to marry
  • Strategy for securing LGBTQ equality
  • Making the workplace and schools more LGBTQ-welcoming and trans-inclusive
  • Intersection of faith and LGBTQ issues
  • Latest developments in LGBTQ equality movement
  • Corporate equality
  • And much more

Speakers are available for a variety of presentation formats, including participation in forums or panels, speeches, workshops and classroom discussions. To request a speaker, simply email us or call us at 773-477-7173.

Invitation of a speaker or participation in the Speakers Bureau program does not constitute lobbying or political activity, and congregations, houses of worship and public colleges/universities are welcome to participate.