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Presenters Announced for 2022 Virtual Advocacy Day

Updated: Mar 16

Speakers include 2022 NASW-IL State Senator and State Representative of the Year Awardees

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2022 VIRTUAL ADVOCACY DAY

Monday, March 21, 2022


Day's Schedule:

  • Educational Program: 9:00am–12:00pm

  • Virtual lobbying to follow in afternoon

The below individuals have been confirmed to speak at next week's NASW-Illinois Chapter 2022 Virtual Advocacy Day. Please note that all speakers and schedule are subject to change.

Illinois Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly















Illinois State Senate President Don Harmon















2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter State Senator of the Year: Illinois State Senator Ann Gillespie














2022 NASW-Illinois Chapter State Representative of the Year: Illinois State Representative Jonathan Carroll












Cook County Public Defender Sharone Mitchell, Jr.










Illinois State Representative Kambium Buckner














Illinois State Representative Theresa Mah
















Kristin Rubbelke, Vice President of Government Relations, Capitol Edge Consulting, LLC









Breakout Sessions to Include:

Child Welfare

James L. McIntyre, CASA of Cook County












Early Childhood Development Ireta Gasner, Start Early










LGBTQ+ Issues

Mike Ziri, Equality Illinois








Criminal Justice Reform

Stephanie Kollmann, Children and Family Justice Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

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