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ILS Lunchtime Webinar – Speak Up and Speak Out in Springfield: Disability Advocacy and the FY2020 IL Legislative Session, Webinar

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Date(s) - 12/10/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Please register for ILS Lunchtime Webinar – Speak Up and Speak Out in Springfield: Disability Advocacy and the FY2020 Illinois Legislative Session on Dec 10, 2019 12:00 PM CST at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6581618729668519180

Speak Up and Speak Out in Springfield: Disability Advocacy and the FY2020 Illinois Legislative Session

Presented by Phil Milsk, The Arc of Illinois Government Relations Consultant, and Meg Cooch, Executive Director, The Arc of Illinois

Webinar Includes:

  • FY2020 Legislative Process
  • Key Issues for FY2020 Legislative Session (budget, possible bills/issues)
  • The Arc Legislative Priorities – Engaging people on their priorities
  • What you can do to make your voice heard?
  • Coalition involvement – Going Home Coalition, They Deserve More

Phil Milsk is an attorney in private practice who serves as a governmental relations consultant to several Illinois organizations, including the Arc of Illinois.  He specializes in disability services, education, human services and health care access.  Phil is a graduate of DePaul Law School and the University of Illinois at Chicago.

For more than 20 years, Meg Cooch, Executive Director of The Arc of Illinois, has worked on disability, aging and health policy, utilizing advocacy and organizing tools to expand community living at the local, state and national levels.  With knowledge of health policy and systems in Illinois including Medicaid, Meg has worked for almost six years leading state public policy efforts and programmatic initiatives.  Prior to moving to Chicago, Meg worked at the federal level on Medicaid and disability policy and advocacy in Washington, DC.  Meg also has local experience working directly with people with disabilities, seniors, families and service providers at Planning for Elders, a grassroots San Francisco-based advocacy organization, where she served in many capacities including as Executive Director.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Please note that there are no CEUs provided for our Lunchtime Webinars

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