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Equality Illinois – Statewide Network

Building LGBTQ Power across Illinois
 

The Statewide Network is the primary tool we use to organize and build civic engagement power in communities across Illinois that is both consistent and responsive.  By consistent, we mean that no matter what is happening in the world around us, LGBTQ people are always growing and demonstrating their power.  By responsive, we mean that the LGBTQ community is acting in the moment to take advantage of unprecedented opportunities or fighting back against unforeseen attacks on our community.

While there are many ways to exercise civic power, the primary aim of the Statewide Network is to organize diverse LGBTQ community leaders throughout the state to build collective power and to educate and influence public leaders to promote positive decision making for the LGBTQ community.

Equality Illinois provides small grants, training, and capacity building support to LGBTQ-led organizations engaged in the Statewide Network.


 

 

 

 

Committee Facilitator
Tara Bell-Janowick
Tara@rainbowcafe.org

      Partner Organization                   

 

Group Description: Coming Soon!


Committee Facilitator
Dave Bentlin
davebent62@hotmail.com

Partner Organization     

 

 

 

 

Group Description: Coming Soon!


Committee Facilitator
Nicole Livsey
admin@peoriaproud.org

Partner Organization

Group Description: Coming Soon!


Committee Facilitator 
Jonna Cooley
jcool.phoenix@comcast.net

Partner Organization

Group Description: Coming Soon!


*Please contact committee facilitators for meeting locations.

Together we are strong!

Thank you to ALL our supporters and allies who support us in our mission. At Equality Illinois we envision a fair and unified Illinois where everyone is treated equally with dignity and respect and where ALL people live freely regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. While there are many ways to exercise civic power, the primary aim of the Statewide Network this year is to educate and influence public leaders to promote positive decision making for the LGBTQ community.