About the Campaign

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The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) is proud to invite Illinois local units of government to pledge to join the Fairness and Equality Campaign.

By joining the Campaign, government entities such as municipalities, counties, public universities and community colleges, can demonstrate their public commitment to prioritizing the core values of fairness and equality for all people who live, work, study, play or worship in their community.

Read Press Releases regarding IDHR’s launch of the Fairness and Equality Campaign.

See photos of regional events hosted by IDHR in counties throughout the State of Illinois.

  • Springfield (February) Black History Month Celebration
  • Peoria Metro Area (March) Women History Month Celebration
  • East St. Louis (April) Fair Housing Month Celebration
  • Quad Cities (June) (Rock Island) Immigrant Heritage Month


  • Rockford (August)
  • Carbondale & Marion (September)
  • Chicago (December)