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Weekly News: July 8 – ECE and more!

7/8/20

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Weekly News: July 1 – ECE and more!

7/1/20

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Families Scramble to Find Child Care as They Return to Work (WTTW Chicago Tonight)

7/1/20

Shauna Ejeh, IAFCs VP of Quality and Workforce Development, appeared Tuesday on WTTW Channel’s nightly news program Chicago Tonight to discuss the challenges that parents and child care providers are facing as the state moves into Phase 4 of reopening. You…

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Weekly News: June 24 – ECE and more!

6/24/20

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Weekly News: June 17 – ECE and more!

6/17/20

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Remembering the Life and Legacy of Maria Whelan, Illinois Action for Children’s Beloved Leader

6/12/20

Illinois Action for Children is profoundly saddened to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Maria Whelan, our beloved President and CEO, on June 10, 2020.

Maria was our leader, friend, and champion. For nearly 50 years, she was a strong,…

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Maria Whelan, Our Beloved President and CEO, Passed Away Suddenly on June 10

6/10/20

It is with profound shock and sadness that I share with all of you that our beloved Maria Whelan has very suddenly passed away today. We extend our heartfelt condolences and sympathy to Maria’s family. Our thoughts are with them…

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Weekly News: June 10 – ECE and more!

6/10/20

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Weekly News: June 3 – ECE and more!

6/3/20

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A Message from Illinois Action for Children’s Leadership Team

6/1/20

As the leadership of Illinois Action for Children, an organization committed to building strong families and powerful communities™, we express our outrage at the horrifying, yet all-too-familiar racial injustice and police brutality that has violently ended yet another life.

As a society,…

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