Civics for Environmentalists

IEC trains environmentalists to be effective advocates

Part 2: Legislative Procedure & Lobbying

This workshop covers the rules and processes outlined by the Illinois constitution for lawmaking; the difference between a statute, rule and policy; drafting legislation 101; the calendar and schedule; the committee process and several other legislative topics. This workshop is applicable to organizations outside the environmental community as well.

Lead by IEC’s Executive Director Jen Walling, and the Environmental Law and Policy Center’s David McEllis.