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Urge Your Legislator to Support Illinois’ Youngest Learners and the Workforce that Cares for Them in the FY2024 Budget
On February 15th, Governor Pritzker unveiled Smart Start Illinois, a bold plan that will benefit children, families, and the early childhood workforce. This comprehensive plan promises to increase access to preschool, invest in child care facilities, provide more resources for families with limited financial resources, and increase funding for child care provider wages. Read We, the Village’s response to Governor Pritzker’s budget address here

We, the Village needs your help to make Smart Start Illinois a reality! Please contact your legislator today and urge them to approve the Governor’s proposed increases to early care and education. 

In three easy steps, send a letter to your legislator and ask them to invest in Smart Start Illinois! 

  1. Fill out your home address on the right. 
  2. Add your own message (if you want)
  3. Click ‘Send Message’


Thank you for taking action today! 



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