MAP Advocacy Student Leader Summit—October 29

image001WHO: For student leaders from Illinois public, private, and community colleges and universities, as well as government relations, media relations, and financial aid staff members.

WHAT: This summit will give student leaders an opportunity to join a statewide coalition of grassroots advocacy on behalf students who receive MAP grants.

Participants will:

  1. Learn valuable advocacy tools for engaging legislators
  2. Be able to coordinate their institution’s efforts with others
  3. Have the opportunity to network with fellow student leaders
  4. Play an instrumental role in saving MAP Grants

Sessions will include:

  1. “How to tell your story” using video, and in-person contacts
  2. Panel of Elected Officials offering tips for effective advocacy
  3. Joint MAP Advocacy initiatives planned for November, December, and January

Both a continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

WHEN: Saturday, October 29.

  • 9 a.m.: Check-In and Registration
  • 10 a.m.: Summit Begins
  • 2:30 p.m.: Summit Concludes

WHERE:  Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus, Kasbeer Hall, 15th Floor, Chicago

Click here to register for this event. 

For questions, or to volunteer, contact Maria Ralenkotter at or 773.426.3849.