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Virtual Food & Farm Lobby Day 2020

April 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

UPDATE: We want to let you know Virtual Food & Farm Lobby Day is postponed for now. When lawmakers are able to return to Springfield, we will bring this incredible community together.

But you can use your voice today, in just minutes from home, click here to send a letter to you representative!

 

On Thursday, April 2nd, local food advocates, farmers, and citizens from across the state will come together ONLINE!

The statehouse is closed to public gathering and we are practicing social distancing, but still want your voice to be heard at our annual lobby day.

The Virtual Food & Farm Lobby Day will encourage legislators to support family farmers; grow local food businesses; and build healthier, more resilient communities. 

Join us for a virtual training and online resources on how to call and strike up honest conversations legislators about the importance of local food systems to our health, communities, and environment, and virtually advocating for positive policy solutions that support local farms and wholesome food access for all.

Click here for our 2020 Legislative Priorities to familiarize yourself before the event.

The Details

Virtual Food & Farm Lobby Day 2020
Thursday, April 2nd
Online Zoom Meeting
9:00am – 11:00am
FREE for all

We are all stewards of Illinois!

Day of Agenda:

9:00 am Zoom Starts: Enjoy a welcome from legislative leaders (to be announced!)

9:30 am Policy Overview and Call training: You will hear stories about the top priorities to support local food and sustainable agriculture. Then the Alliance team will walk through how to find and contact your state representative and senator. We will have a script for making an effective phone call.

10:00 am Call Blitz!: As one collective we will contact as many state legislators as possible and use our voice to show Illinois supports the local food and regenerative agriculture movement. Stay on Zoom to share your progress!

10:15 am Progress Report: After your call, you can share the highlights and hear what others experienced.

10:25 am Virtual Door Prize Giveaway: Those who made a call will be entered into a drawing for great prizes.

10:30 am Adjourn

Cost: The cost for attending this event is free for all! We are all stewards of Illinois and now it is more important than ever to act together– even when we’re apart.

Details

Date:
April 2
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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Organizer

Illinois Stewardship Alliance
Phone:
217-528-1563
Email:
piero@ilstewards.org
Website:
www.ilstewards.org