Advocacy Action Center

Your source for early childhood issues in Illinois—and a way to tell legislators the importance of such programs.

News & Updates

Ounce responds to IL Gov.’s Budget Address

Our Illinois Policy Team provides its point of view on the Illinois General Assembly’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget package for the state, which includes investments in programs that serve young children and families. Read our full statement.

Lend your Virtual Voice

Raise your voice and encourage lawmakers to invest in early childhood programs and education through any of the below actions:

Easily send a letter to your legislators

Urge them to act today and invest in brighter beginnings for our youngest learners and their families. If you are a parent, provider, teacher or administrator, let your legislator(s) know the value early childhood programs provide, and also share information about your program.

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