A Busy Month in Springfield

It’s been a busy month in Springfield, where our team testified in subject matter hearings from the Human Service Equitable Pay Act and Human Service Professional Loan Repayment Program. We also supported our partners at Forefront in providing testimony on the...

Town Hall Summit for HIV Long-Term Survivors – May 17 & 18

Join The Reunion Project and the National Working Positive Coalition for a two-day town hall for long-term HIV survivors. Day One, Friday, May 17, will be an employment forum for long-term HIV survivors interested in discussions, information, services, and resources...

Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium – May 2

The National Council on Aging is hosting the 7th annual Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium, an online event. NCOA anticipates offering free continuing education credit for several professions. The daylong online event will be held Thursday, May 2, 9 am...

ACCESS Living Open House – May 2

Our coalition partner ACCESS Living is hosting an Open House. This event is a wonderful opportunity to see what an organization run by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities, looks like. After months of closure due to flooding, the Access Living...

Adela Carlin Joins Forefront Board

We are excited to share that our team member Adela Carlin, Senior Director of Training and Community Partnerships, has joined the Board of Directors for our coalition partner Forefront. Congratulations to Adela and fellow new board members LaToya Egwuekwe-Smith, Chief...

Women’s Economic Power Agenda for Illinois

Last November, Illinois Partners joined advocates and workers for the Women’s Economic Power Agenda (WEPA) Summit to shape a shared agenda and roadmap to advance women’s economic power in Illinois. Together we focused on driving collective impact around the shared...