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.
Nancy Paprocki, Chair April Anderson, Blackhawk Joyce Jennings, CARA and CIRP Andrea Trexler, Central Illinois Dana Stodden, East Central/EIU Camille Lutz, Fox Valley Mary K. Thompson, Illini Roxanne Owens, ICARE Mary Garlisch, Illinois Valley Christina Prodaza, ILLC Nancy Paprocki, ITA Reva Simpson, Illinois Valley Stacie Noisey, Lake Area Tammy Gramlich, Lewis and Clark Linda Duncan, Macon County Gail McDermott, MID-State Kate Schumacher, Mississippi Valley Carol Hoelscher, National Road Elizabeth Coats, Northern Illinois Carrie Schneider, Northwestern Kelly Neylon, PARC Terry McHugh, SRL Jenny Brown, Sauk Valley Denise Woods, SERC Kathy Merz, SIRC Trina Vallone, South Suburban Stephanie Benson, Starved Rock Julie Steinke, Two Rivers Lynette Evans, Vermilion Valley Marlene Panebianco, West Suburban Colleen Spangler, WIRC Deb Augsburger, Will County