The Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity has established an award for community leadership. Individuals who have, by individual example and education, worked to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and who have worked towards fostering understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons and the legal issues of concern to them, are eligible to be nominated.
Award recipient may include judges, lawyers, members of state or local legislative bodies, educators or community activist groups involved in legal issues relating to the LGBT community. Members of the ISBA are encouraged to nominate persons who meet the criteria.
This award will be presented at the ISBA annual meeting awards luncheon.
Send nomination Information with Attachments to*:
SOGI Committee Award for Community Leadership
Rachel McDermott, Illinois State Bar Association
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900, Chicago, IL. 60603
Or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
800-678-4009, 312-726-8775, fax: 312-726-9071
* Nomination will be kept for consideration in 2015 if candidate is not selected in 2014.