IDHS Listening Session 4: South Suburbs of Chicago

8/10/2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We Want to Hear From You! Please join Representatives of the Blue Island and Robins Neighborhood Network, the Illinois Education Association, Pathlights, Blue Cap, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for a discussion on how to address inequity and poverty in the South Suburbs of Chicago.

The Illinois Commission on Poverty Elimination and Economic Security is working on a plan to eliminate poverty in Illinois over the next 15 years. We want to know how we can address the unique experiences of those living in the Southland of Chicago as we tackle systemic poverty and racism in Illinois.

We invite you to join us on Tuesday, August 10th from 6:00-8:00pm for an in person and a virtual listening session to discuss how poverty has impacted communities on Chicago's South Suburbs and how the State of Illinois can better serve you.

The in-person event will be held at the Blue Island Library at 2433 York St. Blue Island, IL 60406. If you plan on attending in person, please email dana.kelly@illinois.gov or call 217-836-8176.

If you would like to attend virtually via zoom, Please register for the event HERE!

We encourage the attendance of all members of the community and to compensate those who attend for their time and attention, we are offering a $25 gift card incentive for those who participate. Please click here if you are interested.

Your feedback matters and will be used to help your government representatives create impactful policies to fight poverty.

Thank you for your time and participation! We look forward to seeing you on August 10th.

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