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ED-RED’s Virtual Legislative Summit

January 22, 2021 @ 3:00 am - 9:00 am

ED-RED’s Virtual Legislative Summit

ED-RED’s Virtual Legislative Summit will provide our school districts with an opportunity to converse with their local legislators via legislative roundtable sessions. A keynote address (speaker details will be released soon) at noon, and an advocacy training session in the late afternoon. Please reach out to Sarah Hartwick (shartwick@ed-red.org) or Arabed Hernandez (arabed@ed-red.org) if you have any questions or concerns.

Register today for the sessions you would like to attend! 

ED-RED’s Virtual Legislative Summit Agenda

Legislative Roundtable Sessions (9:00 – 11:45 a.m.)

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Adriane Johnson and Representative Daniel Didech

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Robert Martwick, Senator Laura Murphy, and Representative Michelle Mussman

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Ram Villivalam and Representative Denyse Wang Stoneback

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Julie Morrison, Representative Jonathan Carroll, and Representative Bob Morgan

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Ann Gillespie and Representative Mark Walker

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. – Discussion with Senator Laura Fine, Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, and Representative Robyn Gabel

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Discussion with Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford, Representative Michael Zalewski, and Representative LaShawn Ford

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. – Discussion with Representative Joyce Mason, Representative Martin McLaughlin, and Representative-Elect Chris Bos

Keynote Address (12:00 – 1:00 p.m.)

Lunch-hour keynote address featuring newly elected House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch along with other special guests and ED-RED’s 2021 Legislative Outlook.

Advocacy Training Session (1:30 – 2:30 p.m.)

An advocacy session highlighting best practices in engaging local legislators during this upcoming virtual legislative session.


January 22, 2021
3:00 am - 9:00 am




Zoom Video Conference
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(312) 626-6799
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