Earth Month at IEC: Environmentalists advocate slate of bills– What to know

Happy Earth Day from IEC! This year, we’re celebrating Earth Month by highlighting the incredible people power of our team here at IEC.  Each week this month, we’re introducing you to a hardworking IEC staff member who represents the incredible, dedicated folks on our team. Below you’ll find coverage in the State Journal Register of …

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Earth Month at IEC: Legislators in the Wild

In June 2019, I wrote a blog post introducing readers to one of the Illinois Environmental Council’s most successful programs, legislative tours. Since then, we’ve conducted dozens of informative “tours” with legislators and local officials, taking them out of their office buildings and into the natural areas we need their help to protect.

Clean Energy Bill Stalls, But Supporters Still Optimistic for Passage

“Jennifer Walling, executive director of the Illinois Environmental Council, Mark Denzler, president and CEO of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Jack Darin, director of the Sierra Club’s Illinois chapter, and Delmar Gillus, chief operating officer at Elevate Energy, join Phil Ponce to discuss the prospects for a bill that would transform energy production in the state.” …

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Trivia Forms

Zero Waste, 100% Trivia Thank you for joining IEC for a fun night of trivia! You can play along by choosing out the following Google forms as we go: Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5

Request for Proposal: Racial Equity Assessment

Request for Proposal:Racial Equity Assessment The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) educational organization, and the Illinois Environmental Council, a 501(c)(4) advocacy organization, collectively referred to as IEC, are seeking proposals from qualified consultants to work with IEC staff, board of directors, affiliate members, and the environmental community to assess racial equity in its …

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Black Lives Matter Resource Page

The work for racial justice continues until all Black, brown & indigenous people are free & equal in this country. We are all called to do what we can to help in this fight. IEC compiled this resource list for those looking to help.

RSVP: 2020 Civics for Environmentalists

If you’re in need of a brush up on how state government works, how bills become laws and how you can participate in the process, this program is for you!

Position Description: Policy Director

Apply to join the IEC team! About the Organization The Illinois Environmental Council Education Fund (IECEF), and its affiliate the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC), are 44 year-old organizations that promote sound environmental laws and policies, provide a forum for environmentalists and facilitate a statewide activist network. IECEF engages in legislative monitoring and analysis; outreach, organizing …

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IEC Bulletin (January 1991)

Find the full PDF online here or scroll down to read. Review of state budget cuts Landfill and wetlands failed in veto session and put off until spring Review of annual conference List of upcoming events