Early Childhood Advocacy Day 2024


We are excited to come together in person in Springfield with our partners Illinois Action for Children, Latino Policy Forum, Raising Illinois, Start Early and We, the Village this spring to advocate for more investment in child care! Whether you can join us in person, or will be participating virtually, we are pleased to present several tools and opportunities for advocates to support legislative advocacy efforts throughout the current Illinois legislative session. With our easy-to-use resources, you can call for increased investments and improvements to early childhood services in the state.

Agenda At-A Glance:

6:30-10:30 a.m. Morning Travel to President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield

10:30 a.m. Welcome

11:00 a.m. Legislative Session Overview & Early Childhood Education Priorities

11:15 a.m. Depart for the Capitol, or, Advocacy Training and Q&A

11:30-1:45 p.m. Legislative Activities at Capitol

1:45 p.m. End Capitol Activities

2:00 p.m, Buses depart

View our complete Illinois Legislative Agenda to learn more about priorities we are supporting during the Spring 2024 legislative session.