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 Illinois Counselors for Social Justice (ICSJ)

"What does your advocacy look like?" video campaign launching today, February 20th, in honor of World Day of Social Justice

For the past year ICSJ leadership has begun a campaign to give voice to those counseling professionals who are practicing advocacy efforts every day. This campaign has allowed ICSJ to showcase and celebrate the efforts of Illinois counseling professionals and we would like to share those efforts with you all. Please watch our video campaign and be inspired and motivated to continue or start your own social justice efforts.

This video shows the efforts of the Illinois Counselors for Social Justice 2017-2018 advocacy campaign. This campaign was created to spread awareness about how counseling professionals of various specializations provide advocacy services for their clients, for the counseling profession, and counselor education. Please enjoy and share this video and continue to spread awareness and engage in advocacy conversation and efforts.

Our Mission:

The mission of Illinois Counselors for Social Justice is to work to promote social justice in Illinois and our society through the professional development of counselors who confront oppressive systems of power and privilege that affect ourselves, our clientele, and relevant contexts.

Membership Meeting:

Our next membership meeting will be scheduled online via go to meeting on Saturday, February 23 at 1pm.

At this meeting we will touch base with one another and discuss upcoming ICSJ events.

ICSJ Membership Meeting 
Sat, Feb 23, 2019 1:00 PM CST 
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/977474893 
You can also dial in using your phone. 
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122 
Access Code: 977-474-893 

Professional Development Webinar:

Join ICSJ as we host a webinar in continuation of our Advocacy complain on April 4th. During this webinar attendees will learn about the following:

        Why Advocacy is important to counseling professionals

        How to properly advocate

        How to become an agent of change

        Gain access to a resource to assist in creating your very own advocacy plan

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Call for Nominations:

ICSJ wants you! We are in need of enthusiastic new leadership for the 2019-2020 term.

Active ICSJ members can self-nominate and/or nominate other ICSJ members for the elected officer positions for the current election year.

Currently, the following ICSJ offices are open for election this year:

      President

      President-Elect

      Treasurer

      Communication Officer (secretary)

If you are interested in being a future leader of ICSJ please contact current ICSJ President Kristina Wilkerson at gh.kristinaw@gmail.com for further directions and details.

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ICSJ contact information:

President: Kristina Wilkerson gh.kristinaw@gmail.com

President Elect: position not filled

Treasurer: Erica Wade

Secretary: position not filled

ICSJ email: icsj.ica@gmail.com

ICSJ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/IllinoisCounselorsforSocialJustice/