The Alliance won an award recognizing our work supporting safe schools for LGBTQ and allied youth across Illinois from the office of Anita Alvarez, Cook County's State's Attorney.

Please update your address books--the Alliance has a new office starting July 1, 2015.

The Alliance is honored to have been part of this year's historic Chicago Pride Parade celebrations on our own float, in partnership with Wells Fargo. We continue to celebrate the Supreme court's decision on marriage equality and thank you for your continued support of safe schools for LGBTQ and allied youth in Illinois!

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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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On Sunday, October 5, the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance (the Allia

Premiered at the 2014 Alliance Brunch.