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Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference

2018-02-06T16:39:42+00:00

You're invited to attend The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference April 26-28 Crowne Plaza in Springfield For more information visit www.ILBCF.org/conference For sponsorship packages contact: Monica Gordon at info@ILBCF.org  

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference 2018-02-06T16:39:42+00:00

Black History Month Soirée

2018-02-06T16:33:14+00:00

You're invited to attend a Black History Month Soirée Hosted by the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation February 14, 2018 6:30pm - 9:30pm Abraham Lincoln Museum 112 N. 6th St., Springfield, IL For additional information, contact Monica Gordon at info@ilbcf.org

Black History Month Soirée 2018-02-06T16:33:14+00:00

ILBC Joint Chairman Senator Lightford has made history

2018-02-11T21:46:10+00:00

ILBC Joint Chairman Senator Lightford has made history by Monica Gordon, ILBC Executive Director, @ILBCF Many can argue that 2018 is the Year of the Woman. And there are 15 exceptional women who currently serve in the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus. In lieu of black history month, everyone should know how one of these exceptional women, ILBC Joint Chairman, Senator Kimberly A. Lightford, has made history. Assistant majority leader, Senator Kimberly A. Lightford is the youngest African-American woman ever elected to the Illinois Senate in 1998. This is her 20th year serving the 4th district in the Senate. Since the [...]

ILBC Joint Chairman Senator Lightford has made history 2018-02-11T21:46:10+00:00

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship & Golf Outing

2017-05-25T15:18:28+00:00

You are invited to join the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation for their annual Scholarship & Golf Outing Wednesday July 12, 2017 10:00am - Tee time Harborside International Golf Center 11001 S. Doty Ave, Chicago, IL 60628 For more information please contact Larry Luster at golfouting@ilbcf.org Scholarship Reception - $100 Individual - $300 Individual w/ Scholarship Reception - $350 Individual - $350 (stroke play) Individual w/ Scholarship Reception - $400 (stroke play) Hole Sponsor - $500 Best Ball Foursome - $1,200 Best Ball Foursome w/ Scholarship Reception - $1,400 Best Ball Foursome - $1,400 (stroke play) Best Ball Foursome w/ Scholarship [...]

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Scholarship & Golf Outing 2017-05-25T15:18:28+00:00

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Criminal Justice Symposium

2017-05-08T16:34:04+00:00

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation presents: Criminal Justice Symposium May 22, 2017 Reception - 5:45pm - 6:30pm Presentation - 6:30pm - 8:00pm African American History Museum 1440 Monument Dr., Springfield, IL 62702 According to the NAACP, African Americans now constitute nearly 1 million of the total 2.3 million incarcerated population while only accounting for 13% of the American population. The numbers are indicative of the need for change. The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation is hosting a Criminal Justice Symposium to explore different initiatives and search for solutions to end the disparities. The ILBCF will also be issuing its Criminal [...]

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Criminal Justice Symposium 2017-05-08T16:34:04+00:00

Illinois Black Caucus Member’s collectively expressed disappointment in Governor Rauner’s lack of leadership

2017-03-13T11:02:48+00:00

Illinois Black Caucus Member’s collectively expressed disappointment in Governor Rauner’s lack of leadership by Larry Luster, Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Executive Director, @ilbcfoundation Illinois Black Caucus member’s held a press conference to respond to Governor Rauner’s State of the State Address. In what proved to be the highlight of an otherwise redundant State of the State Address day, in a show of unity, members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus faced the governor’s office for a scathing press conference. The Illinois Black Caucus is a collection of black legislators from both the House of Representatives and Senate. Members voiced [...]

Illinois Black Caucus Member’s collectively expressed disappointment in Governor Rauner’s lack of leadership 2017-03-13T11:02:48+00:00

Black History Month Soiree

2017-02-13T12:13:17+00:00

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation invites you to the Black History Month Soriee Honoring: Springfield NAACP Former Official State Photographer Eddie Winfred "Doc" Helm Wednesday February 15, 2017 6:30pm - 9:30pm Abraham Lincoln Musemum 112 N. 6th St, Springfield, IL 62701 For more information, please contact Larry Luster at info@ilbcf.org

Black History Month Soiree 2017-02-13T12:13:17+00:00

ILBCF Announces 2017 Legislative Research Fellows

2017-02-13T11:16:29+00:00

ILBCF Announces 2017 Legislative Research Fellows by Larry Luster, Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Executive Director, @ilbcfoundation The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation is proud to announce its inaugural class of legislative research fellows. Fellows were selected from a large pool of talented applicants that were, after much deliberation, narrowed down to four recipients. Applicants were tasked with developing a legislative proposal that aimed to positively impact the Black community.  Fellows are responsible for drafting memos, developing fact sheets, executing communication strategies, preparing presentations, legislative analysis and impact analysis. Our fellows will be providing the Council on Urban Affairs information [...]

ILBCF Announces 2017 Legislative Research Fellows 2017-02-13T11:16:29+00:00