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2019 ILABA Lobby Day


Lobby Day provide a unique and fun opportunity to meet your state legislators, educate them about your profession and support or oppose legislation impacting your profession. ILABA and other organizations such as AutismSpeaks, Easter Seals and others are supporting legislation creating a state practice and licensing act for Behavior Analysts.  Members of your profession are the best advocates to help educate legislators about the what you do and why state licensure for your profession is appropriate.

Preparation for Lobby Day: 

  • First, figure out who your state legislators are and share that information with ILABA so you can be assigned to the appropriate team.Don’t know who your state representative and senator is? You can search for them here by entering in your home and work addressà
  • After registering, you'll receive an email with login information for the pre-Lobby Day info session that was held on Friday March 15 at 12pm. During the webinar, we provided links to legislator profiles and Springfield contact information, legislator office locations, speaking points and information to share with you legislator about the Behavior Analyst Licensing Act.
    • View the webinar recording here 
    • Handouts from the webinar are available for download here

Lobby Day: 
We'll meet at the conference hotel Thursday morning and organize into teams based on shared legislators. Then, we'll head over to the Capitol together to meet with legislators and educate them on ABA and the Behavior Analyst Licensing Act. Coffee and pastries will be provided, compliments of Largent Government Solutions, LLC. 

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 8:30 AM until 2:00 PM
Wyndham Springfield City Centre
700 E Adams St
Springfield, IL  62701
Jennifer Klapatch Totsch
Professional Development
Registration is required
No Fee