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Making a strong case for effective investments in children and youth in the Land of Lincoln

Our nearly 600 Illinois business, law enforcement, and retired military leader members make a persuasive case for effective investments in children and youth. They focus attention on the urgent need to give children their best chance to succeed – starting with the youngest and prioritizing the most at-risk. High-quality early education is one of several initiatives that will get Illinois children on the right track, boost our national security, keep our communities safe, and strengthen our economy.

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August 30, 2021

Report: Inadequate child care prevents women’s full participation in the workforce and slows economic recovery

The combined efforts of the state and federal government, with business leaders’ encouragement, can lead to a more robust response to the child care needs of working parents in Illinois.

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Featured Members

  1. Vice Admiral Nancy E. Brown

    U.S. Navy (Retired)

  2. Christa Markgraff

    Vice President, Operations at Nicor Gas/AGL Resources

  3. Mitchell R. Davis III

    Chief of Police, Village of Hazel Crest, IL

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