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2021: Taskforce Awarded by the Office of the Mayor of Chicago

To kickoff LGBTQ+ Pride 2021, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot awarded four Chicago community based organizations, including TaskForce. Reyna Ortiz, Taskforce Program Director accepted on behalf of the agency. Check out the video.

2021: Seguimos Aquí Documentary

During the lockdown period in 2020, four LGBTQ+ identifying Latinx Chicagoans were interviewed regarding their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This short documentary includes an interview with Reyna Ortiz, the Program Director at Taskforce. Learn more about the documentary here.

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2021: Supporting the Illinois General Assembly Bill HB2542 for Name Change Registration

This year we joined the call to adopt HB2542. Read more about the bill and its' current status here.

2018: Posse Ball

The Posse Project research study trained popular opinion leaders to conduct HIV prevention via peer to peer health education. This project ran from 2012 through 2019. The final ball was held in December of 2018.

2018: Inside the Vogue School

For years, LGBTQ+ youth of color have met in a West Side storefront to practice the iconic dance form. Now, it’s at risk of closure. Read the full article here.