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Establishing strong leadership of advocates takes teamwork and commitment. Voices for Illinois Children’s reputation as a builder and leader of coalitions speaks to our team-oriented approach. With our big-picture, multi-issue vision, Voices is ideally suited to lead long-term collaborative efforts. And by building these partnerships, more people become engaged in advocating for solutions and call for change with a stronger voice.

Our collaborators and partners include:

A Better Illinois
ACT (After-School for Children and Teens) Now
Action for Children
Chicago Allies for Youth Success
Common Core Coalition
Early Childhood Quality Alliance
Early Learning Council
Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN)
Federal Budget Initiative
Federation for Community Schools
Foster Kids Are Our Kids Campaign Agencies
Health Care Justice Campaign
Home Visiting Task Force
Illinois Afterschool Network
Illinois Asset Building Group
Illinois Childhood Trauma Coalition
Illinois Children’s Mental Health Partnership
Illinois Council on Youth
Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM)
Illinois Federal Budget Coalition
Illinois Paid Leave Coalition
Kids Count Network, sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation
Make Work Pay Coalition
Prevent Child Abuse America
Responsible Budget Coalition
State Priorities Partnership, coordinated by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Strengthening Families Illinois
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago