As members of the IRC, you can be an effective advocates for literacy education. The IRC Advocacy Committee and the International Literacy Association have developed useful tips and suggestions to make a difference.
Reports and updates regarding important legislative issues are also provided below. These updates will provide you with information on what is happening and suggest that you take action. For more information, please contact the IRC Advocacy Committee.
Susie Smice, Blackhawk Joyce Jennings, CARA and CIRP Andrea Trexler, Central Illinois Dana Stodden, East Central/EIU Denise Mitchell, Fox Valley Cheryl VanHoy, Illini Brenda Kraber, ICARE Mary Garlisch, Illinois Valley Leslie Forsman, ILLC Nancy Oesterreich, ITA Regetta Wharram, Illinois Valley Jenny Meyer, Lake Area Cheryl Walker, Lewis and Clark Cara Burkhart, Macon County Janel Sebeny, MID-State Stacie Niffen, Mississippi Valley Carol Hoelscher, National Road Carol Untch, Northern Illinois Janel Hartman, Northwestern Melissa Love, PARC Terry McHugh, SRL Kimberly Bork, Sauk Valley Mark Levine, SRL Denise Woods, SERC Kathy Merz, SIRC Linda Robinson, South Suburban Stephanie Tedford, Starved Rock Eileen Forest, SCIRA Christine Throop, Two Rivers Lynette Evans, Vermilion Valley Kari Pawl, West Suburban Elise Rasso, WIRC Deb Augsburger, Will County