On Monday, April 11th, Responsible Budget Coalition members and allies discussed and demonstrated effective techniques for meeting with lawmakers to advocate for a responsible budget.
Materials discussed during the webinar include:
- RBC Legislative Advocacy Guide
- RBC Message Guidance and Talking Points
- Revenue options, including this one page factsheet
- RBC Harm Factsheet
During the webniar, we had some technical difficulties, but they've all been fixed in the video below. The Springfield legislative role play section begins at the 26:19 mark.
President, Sargent Shriver Center National Center on Poverty Law
Executive Committee Chair, Responsible Budget Coalition
Director of Policy and Advocacy, Heartland Alliance
Associate Director, Latino Policy Forum
Policy Specialist, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless
Director of Economic Justice, Sargent Shriver Center National Center on Poverty Law
Co-Coordinator, Responsible Budget Coalition
Community Organizer, AIDS Foundation of Chicago
Executive Director, Illinois Alliance Against Sexual Assault
Vice-President, Faith Coalition for the Common Good
The Webinar Was Moderator By:
Field Coordinator and Policy Specialist, Responsible Budget Coalition
Senior Communications Manager, Responsible Budget Coalition
Description of "Responsible Budget Talks" Series
This webinar is part of a series of virtual talks the Responsible Budget Coalition is hosting on the Illinois state budget to empower members with useful information and tools, feature advocacy work and expertise of member organizations, provide a platform for members to engage with one another, and identify ways members can take action.
This series is open to all RBC member and partner organizations and all who care about the state budget and its impact on families, communities and our economy.