Sunday, July 19, 2009

Gay Rights Rally in Downtown Joliet

The Community Alliance & Action Network (CAAN) and the Gay Liberation Network of Chicago held a LGBTQ Rights Rally in Downtown Joliet in order to bring their message of equality to the South Suburbs.  Representatives from CAAN, the Gay Liberation Network, Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet
and the Gay Recruiters, a Bloomington, Indiana based LGBT advocacy group attended and spoke at the rally.

C.A.A.N.'s Mission Statement states: "The mission of Community Alliance and Action Network is to build community and personal alliances to alleviate the effects of discrimination one may be subjected to because of sexual orientation and gender identification."

C.A.A.N. hosts many social and educational activities throughout the year.  Check C.A.A.N.'s website for more details. 

Here is a video of the Rally that was posted on YouTube :