Your Township Board of Trustees pledged to join the
Fairness and Equality Campaign
by issuing the
Fairness and Equality Proclamation
at the August 28, 2018 board meeting.
Whereas, December 3, 2018, marks the 200th anniversary of Illinois becoming the 21st state in the union; and,
Whereas, New Trier Township joins partners across the state in recognizing the Illinois Bicentennial, and celebrating what is BORN, BUILT, AND GROWN in Illinois throughout the year; and,
Whereas, the Illinois Department of Human Rights is celebrating the Illinois Bicentennial by engaging at least 200 units of local government throughout the state to join the Fairness and Equality Campaign; and,
Whereas, the Fairness and Equality Campaign aims to celebrate and reaffirm the Land of Lincoln’s rich history of valuing diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination; and,
Whereas, by supporting the Fairness and Equality Campaign, New Trier Township hopes to inspire a welcoming and inclusive community that fosters greater understanding of others; and,
Whereas, New Trier Township is proud to support the Fairness and Equality Campaign and urges local units of government throughout the State to reaffirm that the Campaign’s core principles are essential to an open, thriving, and diverse community;
Therefore we, the Board of Trustees, do hereby proclaim that New Trier Township, Illinois is proud to support the Fairness and Equality Campaign in celebration of the Illinois Bicentennial, and encourage all residents to recognize and honor the core principles of diversity, inclusion, and non-discrimination.