• Reminders

  • HCAFA Executive Committee monthly meetings listed below. Meetings start at 9:30 AM. All HCAFA members are invited to join the sessions. Dates as follows:

    • April 28
    • May 12 (TBD)
    • June 23 (TBD)
  • For information, contact HCAFA President Robert Allare at hcafapresident@gmail.com Unfortunately, our local Illinois Education Association office in Palatine is closed due to the pandemic, but messages (847.359.0300) are forwarded to us. For an emergency situation, you may contact the HCAFA President via email (hcafapresident@gmail.com) or IEA's central office in Springfield at https://ieanea.org/ieaconnect/ for telephone and live chat during their limited weekday hours as well as the email option. 

At the Grassroots Political Activist Kickoff Conference

JJ is at the Grassroots Political Activist (GPA) Conference in Springfield IL.  JJ has been the GPA for HCAFA and Region 42 for the last year and she is now entering her second year.  What does a GPA do?  GPA’s talk to legislators, set up meetings with them, educate the local unions in their region about political issues like GPO/WEP or Race To The Top (RT3), etc., as well as register people to vote (if the GPA is a registrar, JJ is one!), listen to member concerns in regards to political issues, and work with local leaders to create changes in the political landscape that are favorable for education.  That is just a little bit of what they do!  Interested in helping JJ out?  Interested in politics?  Drop her a line at deepforestowl@gmail.com

Will Lovett at GPA kickoff 2010

Will Lovett is an IEA Lobbyist and he specializes in lobbying the state legislature in regards to our pensions.

crowd shot gpa kickoff 2010

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