Spring Into Action 2018

Apr 9
Hosted by:Illinois Action for Child...
When:
April 9, 2018 at 10:00am to
April 10, 2018 at 2:00pm
Where:
State House Inn map 101 E Adams St Springfield, IL 62701
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Illinois Action for Children’s 21st Annual Public Policy and Advocacy Conference
April 9-10, 2018

Spring Into Action 2018 is a unique, statewide collaboration experience for early care and education providers, educators, parents, and childhood advocates. Participants will delve into key legislative issues through just-in-time policy-oriented workshops and visits to the state capitol. Attendees will also have plenty of opportunities to expand their networks and connect with other Illinoisans who are deeply concerned about early childhood care and education.

Schedule (subject to change):

 

Monday, April 9 

  • Registration: 10 a.m.
  • Welcome and Keynote: 11 a.m. - Noon

Julie Vogtman

 

Making Ends Meet: Challenges of Low-Wage Working Families 

Julie Vogtman, Director of Job Quality and Senoir Counsel
National Women's Law Center

 

 

  • Lunch: Noon - 1:15 p.m.
  • Workshop Sessions I: 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Workshop Sessions II: 2:45-3:45 p.m.
  • Workshop Sessions III: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Networking Reception: 5:30 p.m.

 

Tuesday, April 10 

  • Advocacy Day in partnership with the Ounce of Prevention Fund: 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch will be provided 
  • Visit the State Capitol and meet your legislators
  • Important Note: Confirm your participation for Advocacy Day by purchasing a ticket for the day. The confirmation helps us accurately order lunches and t-shirts! By your registration for and presence at Early Childhood Advocacy Day you consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded and to any use, in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with the Ounce of Prevention Fund. If you do not agree to the foregoing, please contact advocacy@theounce.org  

BONUS! There are a limited number of scholarship opportunities to cover the cost of conference registartion. Download the application. Scholarship applications are due Feb. 16, 2018.

To pay by check and for all other questions, please call: 773.564.8735 or email advocacy@actforchildren.org 

Information on Hotel and Lodging

Registration fees do not include sleeping rooms. Illinois Action for Children secured lodging at the State House Inn (217-528-5100) and the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel  (217-544-8800). Please contact the hotel directly to book your room.
Room Block: Illinois Action for Children
Room Rates: $104 per room (State House Inn) - $119 per room (Lincoln Hotel)

Important Note: By registering for Spring into Action Conference, you consent to photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded and to any use, in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity, of your appearance, voice and name for any purpose whatsoever in connection with Illinois Action for Children. If you have questions, please contact advocacy@actforchildren.org  


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