The Junior League of Chicago’s Advocacy Council identifies and researches policy issues important to the JLC, advocating on its behalf. It builds coalitions with like-minded organizations and promotes awareness and dialogue among JLC membership and the community.
The Advocacy Council educates League Members, community organizations, and policy-makers on issues facing JLC members and the communities we serve. Our advocacy council falls into the following categories:
- Draft policy recommendations
- Act as JLC liaisons with city, state and federal legislators
- Host voter registration drives, voter raffles and Meet the Candidate events
- Host Speaker event local government officials
The Junior League has three focus areas in the Community: