Area child advocates and local Iowa and Illinois legislators join together each year for the Annual Legislative Breakfast. 


2015 Details

Monday, January 26th 2015

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Holiday Inn

226 17th Street

Rock Island, IL 61201

Complimentary Continential Breakfast and Networking 8:00 am - 8:30 am

Legislative Forum 8:30 am - 10:30 am


Additional Materials

Advocacy 101 handout

2015 Legislative Roster


2015 Major Community Concerns

The 2015 Legislative Breakfast Committee polled local providers and constituents to determine the biggest legislative issues this year.  These community questions were compiled in the below document for the legisators to review and address. We invite you to take a look at the issues and policy facing our children and families. 





Here are some additional questions posed by the audience on Monday. 

2015 Policy

Below are some of the policy agendas for both Iowa and Illinois for your convenience. Advocates in both states will be in Des Moines and Springfield this year ensuring the voices of our communities most vulnerable are heard! 



Illinois Action for Children Child Care Funding Crisis Fact Sheet

Ounce of Prevention Legislative Agenda

Child Care Association of Illinois Advocacy and Legislation Briefs




Every Child Counts Policy Agenda

Prevent Child Abuse Iowa Policy Agenda

Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CASA) Legislative Priorities


2015 Action
Below are some upcoming advocacy action days coming up in Illinois and Iowa 
Join your fellow providers at these events! 
The Ounce: Early Childhood Advocacy Day 4.28.15
Illinois Action for Children Upcoming Advocacy Events
Voices for Illinois Children Kids Count Events

Early Childhood Iowa Day on the Hill 5.5.15


If you would like a policy agenda or event added to this page please email Angie Kendall at Angiek@chidlabuseqc.org 




JANUARY 26, 2015

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