Save the Date!
Disability organizations across the state will be hosting candidates for Governor of Illinois for a non-partisan discussion of state disability issues. The Illinois primary election will be on March 20, so we want disability advocates to know the views of candidates.
Confirmed candidates: Biss, Kennedy, Daiber, Hardiman.
Invited: Pritzker, Rauner, Ives, Getz, Marshall.
Emcee: Andres J. Gallegos, Esq., Chair, Access Living Board of Directors
Supporting groups have a focus on disability leadership and community integration.
The event will be hosted at the office of Access Living, at 115 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60654. Press invited.
TICKETING INFORMATION WILL BE FORTHCOMING THIS WEEK. WATCH PARTIES WILL BE SCHEDULED TO WATCH AROUND THE STATE.
The event venue is fragrance free and physically accessible. The event will be live streamed with an online CART link. The venue has a hearing loop. An ASL interpreter will be present. We recommend the use of public transit or paratransit as parking is limited.
Supporting organizations (list in formation):
Arc of Illinois
Disability Resource Center Joliet
Equip for Equality
Going Home Illinois
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter (GIC)
Progress Center for Independent Living
Self Advocacy Alliance
Springfield Center for Independent Living
Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois
Please contact Amber Smock at firstname.lastname@example.org to become a supporting organization or if you have questions.