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Don’t let the U.S. Senate gut the most important education bill in our country’s history.

Meet our staff!

  • Mimi Rodman
    Executive Director
  • Nikhil Angelo
    Chicago Organizer
  • Amy Follett
    Organizer
  • Juan Jose Gonzalez
    Chicago Director
  • Jessica Handy
    Government Affairs Director

Latest News

  • I've been involved with Stand for Children Illinois for a while now. Advocating for my kids - and the kids of my neighbors in Back of the Yards - has been a very rewarding experience.
    February 18, 2015
  • For the past four years, I’ve been working directly with parents in underserved communities, giving them the tools to engage both in their children’s education and to champion policies to improve...
    February 11, 2015
  • I can honestly tell you that advocating for education is one of the most important experiences I’ve ever had. It’s certainly not one of the easiest, with many issues getting pulled into ugly...
    January 27, 2015