Updates and Events

Virtual Town Hall: HB 2170

Event Date and Time: 

March 4, 2021 - 6:00pm

Event Location: 
Virtual Event - Join from Anywhere

Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, Representative Carol Ammons and Representative La Shawn Ford invite you to a virtual town hall to discuss HB 2170, the education and workforce development bill —the second pillar of the Black Caucus Agenda to rid Illinois of Systemic Racism.

Expert Panelists:

  • Robin Steans, President of Advance Illinois
  • Ireta Gasner, Vice President of Illinois Policy at Start Early (fka Ounce of Prevention Fund)
  • Kyle Westbrook, Executive Director at Partnership for College Completion
  • Jessica Handy, Government Affairs Director at Stand for Children
  • Ralph Martire, Executive Director at Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and Arthur Rubloff Professor of Public Policy at Roosevelt University
  • Eilene Ladson, Trauma Program Director at the Illinois Collaboration on Youth

The town hall will be broadcast on Senator Lightford's page via Facebook Live. To attend on Zoom, click here: https://bit.ly/3rhm3Uw.  Passcode: 066292

Contact the office of Senator Lightford with any questions at (312) 459-6210 or www.senatorlightford.com/contact-us