• Reminders

    Important Dates:

    HCAFA Executive Committee Meetings, Spring 2020 (All meetings start at 10:30 and finish at noon. Most meetings are at Harper L204.):

    • Fri., March 20, 2020 (March 20th meeting cancelled)
    • Fri., April 17, 2020
    • Fri., May 22, 2020

    Light Meal Served

    For information or to check if the time or location has been changed, call Hasmig or Amy at the IEA office.  (847 359-0300), 553 N. North Ct., Suite 210, Palatine

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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