Welcome to C.A.A.N. Community Alliance & Action Network

We are here...inventing the future!

We provide advocacy, support, and outreach services for the lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer community, and our allies, in Joliet, IL and the surrounding area. Our Mission is to build community and personal alliances to better our quality of life no matter what our sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expressions are. We provide education, and entertainment, to celebrate our diversity, and to inform others about issues affecting our lives.
We don't believe in the status quo. We believe in equality for everyone!


We are a volunteer organization. We have no paid positions. Please help us to advocate for our community.

CAAN respects your anonymity completely. PayPal will send us a notice of donation that includes your e-mail address. CAAN will send you a thank you note. If you meet a certain threshold we will send end of year tax information. If you make a note on PayPal "do not contact" we will not send a note or end of year tax information.
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We are in the process of incorporating JolietPrideFest. In preparation we are collecting a survey. This is a CAAN project. We are using your answers to help us decide what we need to focus on for Joliet PrideFest. Please take it now. 
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