lightford 01292020HAO 0451SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, hosted by the Joint Caucus of Black Elected Officials and the Illinois Urban League Affiliates, will host a virtual town hall to inform community members about their plan to rid the state of systemic racism and seek public input. It will be held on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 5:30 p.m. The four pillars of the plan include:

  • Criminal justice, police accountability and violence reduction
  • Education and workforce development
  • Economic access, equity and opportunity
  • Health care and human services

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus hosted a series of public discussions—in the form of subject-matter committee hearings—on each pillar. Now leaders want feedback from their communities before they finalize their agenda.

Who: Illinois Legislative Caucus, Joint Black Caucus of Elected Officials, and Illinois Urban League Affiliates

When: Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.

Where: The town hall will be on Zoom. Register here:

What:  Town hall to inform community members about efforts to end systemic racism and seek public input