Equality Illinois Stands with the Dreamers

Equality Illinois stands with the Dreamers. Immigrants are part of the fabric of America. Here we believe in tolerance, inclusion, liberty, and fairness. President Trump’s policy today is an absolute betrayal of American values. Click HERE to urge your member of Congress to support the Dream Act and reject Trump’s anti-DACA policy. The president’s policy …

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‘I Am A Refugee’

Equality Illinois CEO Bernard Cherkasov issues the following statement in opposition to restrictions on refugees: I am a refugee. In 1989, at age 13, I fled anti-Semitic violence and hatred in my homeland of Azerbaijan. For several months, my family and I journeyed through Russia, Austria, and Italy without a permanent place to call home. …

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Advancing the Federal LGBT Agenda

An Equality Illinois delegation spent Thursday, January 9 in Washington, DC meeting with leaders to discuss a wide range of issues and emphasizing that despite great gains in 2013, the agenda remains full and there should be no complacency. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, U.S. Rep. Mike Quigley and the Obama …

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