Events & Resources

Partner Plan Act E-Newsletters

  • “Every structure in every society is upheld by the active and passive assistance of other human beings.” - Sonya Renee Taylor Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) Every two years, the CS3 team releases an updated Collaboration Directory . The Collaboration Directory serves as Illinois’ most comprehensive list of early childhood community collaborations advancing community systems development efforts locally. We are reaching out to read more

  • "Hope is the belief that our tomorrows can be better than our todays. Hope is not magic; hope is work." - Deray McKesson Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3)   The annual Partner Plan Act conference will take place virtually June 7- 8, 2022. This year’s conference theme is Equity from the Start: Taking Action, Shifting Power. At the last conference, we reimagined what the sector could look like when we center those most impacted. Now read more

  • “Not everything is lost. Responsibility cannot be lost, it can only be abdicated. If one refuses abdication, one begins again.” - James Baldwin Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3)   The annual Partner Plan Act conference will take place virtually June 7- 8, 2022. This year’s conference theme is Equity from the Start: Taking Action, Shifting Power. At the last conference, we reimagined what the sector could look like when we center read more

  • "Without community, there is no liberation." -Audre Lorde Welcome, Cicely Fleming! Illinois Action for Children welcomes Cicely Fleming as the new State Director for Regional and Community Systems. In the newly created role based out of Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA), she will work to build Illinois’ regional planning council infrastructure. We look forward to working alongside her and the entire read more

  • "Oppressed groups are frequently placed in the situation of being listened to only if we frame our ideas in the language that is familiar to and comfortable for a dominant group. This requirement often changes the meaning of our ideas and works to elevate the ideas of dominant groups." -Patricia Hill Collins Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3)   The Community-to-Community Mentorship Program launched its third year on August 18th. read more

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