Sunday, February 13, 2011
Las Manos at Equality Illinois Justice for All Ball!
Ten artists with Las Manos Gallery donated work for the silent auction to raise money for Equality Illinois. The bidding was fierce in the last hour of the event!
Equality Illinois had more than 1,000 guests attend its annual Justice for All Benefit Gala, continuing its more than decade-long tradition as the largest LGBT black-tie gala in the Midwest – and a fun and exciting event for everyone. The 2011 Gala will be held Saturday, February 12, 2011 and will celebrate 20 years of Equality Illinois’ accomplishments. As in past years, the 2011 Gala will generate substantial media attention in the gay as well as mainstream Illinois media.
Equality Illinois (EQIL) was founded in 1991 to secure, protect and defend equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people throughout Illinois. In 2000, the Equality Illinois Education Project, our 501(c)(3) arm, was created to focus on the educational and charitable aspects of the mission. EQIL’s initiatives extend throughout every sector of Illinois life, reaching individuals and organizations both in the LGBT community and the mainstream, across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.