Citizen involvement is essential to good government. In order to govern properly and effectively, our elected officials desperately need input from citizens and taxpayers to bring balance to the policy decisions they make every day. Learn how to make a bigger impact with your local legislators.
Legislator vote card: identifying good legislators
The political vise: a strategy for legislative success
Understanding the legislature and how a bill becomes law
How to successfully interact with legislators and their staff
Top ten tips to a successful capitol/legislator visit
Persuading elected officials and the public through letters to the editor
Stepping up: preparing the next generation of leaders in Illinois
Join us for an Adopt-A-District Training session in Urbana, IL on November 10th to help make a difference in Illinois.
Date: Thursday, November 10th Time: 6:30PM-9:00PM (Doors open at 6PM) Location: Urbana Free Library, 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801 Cost: This is a free event and food & drinks will be provided.
Materials Profided at Event:
Illinois Legislators' Guide to the Issues 2011-2012
2011 Illinois Legislators Vote Card
Illinois Handbook on Government