**Day on the Hill
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**Day on the Hill

Coalition of Illinois Counseling Organizations and the Illinois Counseling Association "Day on the Hill"

When: Thursday, March 21, 2019
9:00 AM
Where: Illinois State Capitol
Springfield, Illinois 
United States
Contact: Rachel Gorsuch

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Come advocate for your profession!

This is an opportunity to speak directly to your state Senator and Representative armed with information provided by the Coalition for Illinois Counselor Organizations (CICO). Join with counselors from throughout Illinois to advocate for mental health legislation, school counseling concerns, and help the voice of counselors to be heard.

ICA and all Division members, as well as non-member counselors, students, and educators are welcome.


Schedule for the Day

10:00am  Training begins at the Hoogland Center 420 S 6th St., Springfield, IL. May begin a bit sooner, depending on when the majority of our participants arrive.
  Creation of groups and distribution of folders to each small group based on the number of legislators with which each group will speak.
 Lunch (will be provided)
 Head to Capitol
11:45am - 2:00pm
 Meet with legislators and observe the process (don't worry, we'll tell everyone what to expect - though some of you are becoming experts yourself!)
 3:00pm  Wrap up meeting at Obed & Issac's Micro Brewery 500 S 6th St., Springfield, IL to turn in any leftover materials and debriefing forms. Feel free to stay and chat/unwind. Enjoy a beverage or snack (this will be self-pay).

                         Anytime after you check back in at Obed & Issac's you can head home and feel proud of your work!