All Advocacy

  • Older Adult Constituent Advocacy Program

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    CENTER ON HALSTED
    3656 N. Halsted St., Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    Britta Larson
    blarson@centeronhalsted.org
    (773) 472-6469 ext. 468
    Agency Name: CENTER ON HALSTED
    Contact Name: Britta Larson

    Are you interested in becoming an advocate for yourself or other LGBTQ older adults?  Through the Constituent Advocacy program, you will participate in special training seminars and build the skills to become a public advocate for LGBTQ older adults.  You’ll have the opportunity to bring awareness to the unique history Read more [...]

  • Organization for Advocacy

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    ILLINOIS GENDER ADVOCATES (IGA)
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    IGA@genderadvocates.org
    (630) 219-0526
    Agency Name: ILLINOIS GENDER ADVOCATES (IGA)
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Illinois Gender Advocates exist to bring equality and prosperity to the transgender people and our allies in Illinois through public education, networking, and government petition. Birth Certificates Currently, IGA is putting our whole weight behind improving the way trans people amend their birth certificate. We want everyone to have a Read more [...]

  • Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC)

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    RAINBOW PUSH COALITION (RPC)
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    info@rainbowpush.org
    (773) 373-3366
    Agency Name: RAINBOW PUSH COALITION (RPC)
    Contact Name: None Listed

    The Rainbow PUSH Coalition (RPC) is a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change. RPC was formed in December 1996 by Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. through the merging of two organizations he founded earlier, People United to Serve Humanity (PUSH, 1971) and the Rainbow Coalition (1984). Read more [...]

  • School Advocacy & Bullying Education

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    ILLINOIS SAFE SCHOOL ALLIANCE
    180 N Michigan Ave. Suite 1220 Chicago, IL 60601
    Link to website
    Alexia Rice-Henry
    alexia@illinoissafeschools.org
    (312) 533-2624
    Agency Name: ILLINOIS SAFE SCHOOL ALLIANCE
    Contact Name: Alexia Rice-Henry

    The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance envisions a world in which youth develop to their fullest potential, learning in safe and nurturing schools, living in communities that accept and honor differences, where everyone has the freedom to express their sexual orientation and gender identity. The goals of the Alliance are: 1) Read more [...]

  • Social Justice and Advocacy Group

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    OUTJUSTICE
    3712 N. Broadway St., Ste. 235, Chicago, IL 60613
    Link to website
    (757) 598-4364
    Agency Name: OUTJUSTICE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Focus OutJustice works to actively remind the public that injustice creates shock waves that harm more than just the targeted person(s). OutJustice acts as a long-term resource that may be utilized by not only hate crime and discrimination victims, but also their families and their various communities. As queer individuals, Read more [...]

  • SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY

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    UBUNTU
    Ubuntu Center of Chicago 1525 East 55th Street Suite 205, Chicago, IL 60615
    Link to website
    Dwayne Sanders
    UCC@ubuntuchicago.org
    773-599-0051
    Agency Name: UBUNTU
    Contact Name: Dwayne Sanders

    UBUNTU Center of Chicago – The Center for SGL-LGBT African Americans, a Chicago non-profit business, was founded in 2013. The Center aim is to continue to implement SGL-LGBT affirming programs, services, projects and special events; and to partner with other social justice organizations and allies with similar beliefs. In 2015 Read more [...]

  • Transgender Social and Educational Organization

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    CHICAGO GENDER SOCIETY
    5688 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60646
    Link to website
    ChiGenderSoc@aol.com
    Agency Name: CHICAGO GENDER SOCIETY
    Contact Name: None Listed

    The Chicago Gender Society is organized and operated for social, charitable and educational purposes. More specifically, CGS is a social, and educational organization for all members of the Transgender community, their supporters and for the benefit of the public. The goal of CGS is to provide social and educational activities Read more [...]

  • United Latino Pride

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    UNITED LATINO PRIDE
    1640 S. Blue Island Ave., Chicago, IL 60608
    Link to website
    unitedlatinopride@gmail.com
    (312) ULP-4781
    Agency Name: UNITED LATINO PRIDE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    United Latino Pride is organized as a community of Latino LGBTQQIA individuals supporting and connecting initiatives that work to create awareness and celebrate the plurality of our identities. In April of 2010, ULP was founded by a collective of individuals, organizations and business owners that joined together to organize a Read more [...]

  • Welcoming Schools Organization

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    WELCOMING SCHOOLS @ HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    Cheryl Greene, Midwest Co-ordinator
    Email only
    Agency Name: WELCOMING SCHOOLS @ HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN
    Contact Name: Cheryl Greene, Midwest Co-ordinator

    Welcoming Schools offers tools, lessons and resources on embracing family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and ending bullying and name-calling in elementary schools. It offers an LGBT inclusive approach that is also inclusive of the many types of diversity found in our communities. Administrators, educators and parents/guardians can find materials here necessary to create learning Read more [...]

  • Workplace Advocacy

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    OUT & EQUAL
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    OEChicagoland@gmail.com
    Agency Name: OUT & EQUAL
    Contact Name: None Listed

    The Affiliate has worked with leading Chicago area companies and organizations to promote LGBT workplace equality. The Affiliate achieves this by consulting on workplace best practices, by offering learning opportunities around workplace and community issues and by facilitating networking and connections that enhance business opportunities and the career aspirations of Read more [...]

  • Youth Resources

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    YOUTH RESOURCE
    Chicago, IL 60602
    Link to website
    Agency Name: YOUTH RESOURCE
    Contact Name: None Listed

    Mission YouthResource is a Web site created by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (GLBTQ) young people. YouthResource takes a holistic approach to sexual health and exploring issues of concern to GLBTQ youth, by providing information and offer support on sexual and reproductive health issues through education and Read more [...]