The Alliance invites applications for the position of Curriculum and Professional Development Director. Please click here, or on "learn more" for more information.

The Alliance invites YOU to its inaugural Homecoming celebrations on Sep. 25, 2015! Help us honor heroes in the safer schools movement! Click here to buy tickets or go to "learn more" for more information. The Earlybird $25 discount on VIP and General tickets closes Sept. 1! 

The Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Alliance) announces the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors— Antonio Hernandez, Rebecca Kling, Jahaan Abdullah, and Troy Williams, Culinary Arts Coordinator at the Center on Halsted. As of July, Casey Horton has assumed the role of Board Chair, and was preceded by Jeff Edwards, who remains on the board as immediate past chair. 

The Alliance invites candidates for a Policy Intern position! This is a unique opportunity for individuals interested in education law and the rights of LGBTQ youth in K-12 schools. Policy Interns must be law students or paralegals or have comparable legal background or demonstrated interest in education law and policy. Interns must be passionate about working with young people and supporting the LGBTQ safe schools movement.  Click here or on "learn more" for more information.

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Zephyr, a current Alliance Youth Committee (YC) member reflects on the opportunities and growth they experienced as a youth activist and leader. They speak about how the YC is uniquely youth-led and youth-centered, and how other LGBTQ youth and allies can continue to contribute to and build on this rich tradition of inclusion, respect and safety.

Please donate generously and support more such promising youth leaders! Our 100 Stories Campaign and the youth of Illinois need your support. 


Convening young people from all over the state, the Alliance creates a forum for students to inform, participate in and lead the Illinois LGBTQ safe schools movement.

Providing public education on sexual orientation and gender identity topics across the state of Illinois, the Alliance’s “Safety for All” framework addresses sexual orientation and gender identity

Recognizing the importance of inclusive policies within educational entities and human rights agencies, the Alliance works on policy advocacy initiatives with schools, school districts and governme

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For all our 21+ supporters-- When you purchase any MillerCoors product at The North End (3733 N Halsted St, Chicago), 15 cents will go to the Alliance. This will happen all through August!

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