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Civics for Environmentalists

April 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT

| Free

This is not a SCARCE program

Join Action for a Better Tomorrow – Elmhurst for their monthly meeting with guest speaker Jen Walling, director of the Illinois Environmental Council, presenting “Civics for Environmentalists”.

Walling will help you learn how to get involved including:

  • Best practices for developing relationships with elected officials
  • A brief civics lesson on the Illinois legislature
  • Environmental policy changes at the state and federal level on climate change, clean water, air pollution, pollinators, and more
  • What you can do to make a difference on these important issues

About the Speaker

Jen Walling has been executive director of IEC since January 2011. In addition to managing the organization, Ms. Walling lobbies on behalf of IEC’s nearly 80 member organizations on a wide range of issues. She obtained her law degree and master’s degree in Natural Resources and Environmental Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Law School in 2006, after gaining her undergraduate degree in NRES at the University of Illinois.


  • Please register space is limited
  • Parking on street or behind the building.
  • Event is FREE but in lieu of admission, please consider making a donation to the Illinois Environmental Council (IEC).

Action for a Better Tomorrow – Elmhurst is a network of residents determined to make a difference. They gather to empower each other and strategize on politics and policy. They welcome all races, ethnicities, religions, genders and sexual orientations committed to progressive political action.


April 19, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
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537 S. York St
537 S. York Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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