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2014 Illinois Kids Count Awards Benefit

Please join us on June 5, 2014 at the Chicago Cultural Center for the 2014 Illinois Kids Count Awards Dinner. This year Voices honors the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for its extraordinary leadership in caring for sick and injured children and advocating to improve child health. The event is from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Click here to register.

Illinois Kids Count Symposium: “Leaving a Healthy Legacy”

Join us for “Leaving a Healthy Legacy,” an Illinois Kids Count Symposium sponsored by Jack & Jill of America and Voices for Illinois Children. The event will feature the newly released Illinois Kids Count 2014 report, “Child Health Matters,” which focuses on the health status of our state’s children. This topic is particularly important with the ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

Register here

“Understanding Our Communities: Illinois Kids Count Conversations”

This new discussion series offers special opportunities to convene civic, business, and community leaders in a face-to-face discussion with their legislators on the best strategies to build better lives for local children and families. Join Voices in galvanizing leadership across the state by hosting an Illinois Kids Count Conversation in your community.

Contact Joan Vitale at 312-516-5555 for more information.

Illinois Kids Count “Symposia Around the State”

The Illinois Kids Count “Symposia Around the State” series offers very special opportunities to discuss the Illinois Kids Count report’s findings specific to individual communities. We look forward to working together to address the challenges communities face in these difficult times, and to articulate our shared vision for the future of all children in Illinois.

Communities hosting launch events and symposia to support Illinois Kids Count 2013 are announced throughout the year. Sign up for our alerts for announcements about events in your area. For information about hosting an event in your community, please contact Joan Vitale at (312) 516-5555.