Ex-Gov. Quinn at EQIL PAC event
Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn will be the featured speaker at a Jan. 14 Equality Illinois PAC event at the Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., at 5:30 p.m.
The PAC aims to help defend the LGBT community's victories and elect pro-LGBT equality candidates in the 2016 elections.
Tickets to the event are $50-$150. ( Contributions to the Equality Illinois PAC are not tax-deductible. ) Visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/join-pat-quinn-in-supporting-pro-equality-candidates-tickets-20078486293.
For more information about the Equality Illinois PAC, contact Mike Ziri at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Creating Change Jan. 20-24
Thousands of LGBT individuals are expected at the 2016 Creating Change Conference, slated to take place Jan. 20-24 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave.
The National LGBTQ Task Force sponsors and organizes the event, promoted on its website as "the pre-eminent political, leadership and skills-building conference for the LGBTQ social justice movement."
Among the items scheduled are Day Long Institutes, trainings in the Academy for Leadership and Action and a special programming segment called "Practice Spirit, Do Justice" for faith leaders and organizers. There will alos be approximately 250 workshops and caucus sessions, four keynote plenary sessions, worshipful gatherings, film screenings, meetings, receptions, social events and other networking opportunities.
Registration fees range from free to $450, depending on an attendee's age, when one chooses to register, and whether an attendee seeks financial support to attend.
See CreatingChange.org .
Windy City Times's full calendar of events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .