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ReadyNation Illinois

Hundreds of Illinois business leaders helping to strengthen workforce skills and economic development through research-proven investments in kids

In The News

MARCH 12, 2020 (Chicago Tribune/Aurora Beacon News)
Lack of affordable child care hurting economy, group says at Aurora meeting

MARCH 12, 2020 (Daily Herald)
Business leaders: Illinois must address ‘child care crisis’

MARCH 12, 2020 (CBS Chicago)
Report: Not Enough Families Have Access To Quality Childcare

MARCH 6, 2020 (Crain’s Chicago Business)
Letters: Get everyone counted

FEBRUARY 9, 2020 (Chicago Tribune)
Letters: Illinoisans, please help the census

FEBRUARY 1, 2020 (Southern Illinoisan)
Voice of the Reader: Working harder

OCTOBER 5, 2019 (Daily Chronicle)
Early childhood education lays foundation for career success

JULY 26, 2019 (Dixon Telegraph)
Early childhood education critical for our workforce

APRIL 26, 2019 (Rockford Register-Star)
Letter: Winnebago County needs more early education

APRIL 25, 2019 (Peoria Journal Star )
Workforce-ready needs to start in preschool, study shows

Featured Members

  1. Christa Markgraff

    Vice President, Operations at Nicor Gas/AGL Resources

  2. Dean Clark

    President & CEO of Graphic Chemical & Ink Company

  3. Rudy Valdez

    Vice President, South West Ideas for Today & Tomorrow (SWIFTT)

Contact and Social Media

Connect with Us

Sean Noble, State Director
70 E. Lake, Suite 1116
Chicago, IL 60645
(312) 288-8229