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Meet our staff!

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

Latest News

  • An important case on behalf of Common Core State Standards and the need to follow through on their potential to boost the academic progress of Illinois students.
    September 19, 2014
  • Solomon Friedberg, chair of the Math Department at Boston College, explains in a USA TODAY column how Common Core State Standards promote deeper understanding and fluency of mathematics.
    September 16, 2014
  • At Stand for Children Illinois, our singular focus is improving public schools, especially for our most at-risk kids. That is why we work to elect legislators who share our commitment to providing...
    September 05, 2014