Brother/Sister Congregations: Partnering Communities to Support Marriage Equality

This workshop will help congregations that are already supportive of marriage equality reach out to congregations and religious organizations that are not there yet. Participating congregations will recieve updates on Illinois9 civil union bill, gain ideas for outreach and learn best practices for approaching other people of faith.


Representative Greg Harris - (D-13th) Chief Sponsor of both the   Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act and the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act

Rabbi Peter Knobel - Senior Rabbi of Beth Emet Synagogue in Evanston, and President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis.

Presented by:

Equal Marriage Illinois

Illinois Religious Coalition for the Freedom to Marry

Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches

Co-Sponsors include:

a church 4 me MCC
ACLU of Illinois
Brotherhood of the Phoenix
Congregation Or Chadash
DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church
Equality Illinois
Freedom to Marry
Gay Liberation Network
Great Lakes Council - Union for Reform Judaism
Lambda Legal
Orgullo En Accion


Protestants for the Common Good

Second Unitarian Church of Chicago

Unitarian Church of Evanston

Windy City Black Pride

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