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Partner Plan Act E-Newsletters

  • “White privilege works by making the advantages white people have invisible while making the supposedly 'poor' choices of people of color hyper visible.”- Brittney Cooper , Author Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) Save-the-Date! The annual Partner Plan Act Conference, Equity from the Start: Overcoming Obstacles, Leveraging Opportunities , will take place virtually from May 16-18, 2023. Registration will open read more

  • “ You have to get over the fear of facing the worst in yourself. You should instead fear unexamined racism. Fear the thought that right now, you could be contributing to the oppression of others, and you don't know it. But do not fear those who bring that oppression to light. Do not fear the opportunity to do better. "– Ijeoma Oluo Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3)    Thank you to those who submitted your votes for the dates read more

  • “ Indeed, all the great movements for social justice in our society have strongly emphasized a love ethic .” – bell hooks Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) We are hiring!   The CS3 team is pleased to announce that there are two open positions available within the team to be filled ASAP- Assistant Director and Program Manager of Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) .   The Program Manager will read more

  • “Our movements themselves have to be healing, or there's no point to them.” – Cara Page Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) Registration is now live for the annual Partner Plan Act conference! Find more details below or click here to register and learn more . For the first time, the full conference will be translated into Spanish. In addition, the conference is: free to attend Gateway Registry-approved ISBE Professional read more

  • "None of us shows up as a blank slate to anything." -Priya Parker Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) The fifth cohort of the Partner Plan Act Collaboration Institute launched on July 14, 2022. We are pleased to announce this year’s participating communities: Early Childhood Forum of Central Illinois Jewish Early Childhood Collaborative St. Charles Early Learning Partnership Congratulations! read more

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Hello! We're happy you're here. Partner Plan Act eNews is an almost monthly newsletter developed by Illinois Action for Children's Community Systems Statewide Supports (CS3) team to help keep you informed of the latest information, strategies, and resources to aid you in your early childhood community systems development efforts.