Here are 20 excellent reasons to celebrate with us by buying a ticket or a table, and purchasing an ad in our program book.
Read them all -- we saved the best for last!
Reason #20: Because CAC protects your First Amendment rights at the local government level.
Reason #19: Because CAC cares about YOUR voice so you can advocate for YOUR civic issues.
Reason #18: Because CAC works with people across the political spectrum.
Reason #17: Because CAC services are free of charge.
Reason #16: Because CAC provides an open forum for civic engagement.
Reason #15: Because CAC community lawyers work for YOU.
Reason #14: Because CAC hosts a robust summer intern program each year.
Reason #13: Because this is an opportunity for YOU to connect with other community activists.
Reason #12: Because CAC empowers YOU and others to understand the law.
Reason #11: Because 20 years is an achievement for CAC.
Reason #10: Because CAC strengthens the tools and institutions for public participation in Illinois
Reason #9: Because CAC helps community groups organize campaigns using the legal infrastructure for public participation.
Reason #8: Because it’s not a CAC party without YOU.
Reason #7: Because CAC provides free Citizen Guides that translate complex legal issues into language that is easier to understand.
Reason #6: Because CAC provides free lesson plans on issues bearing on democracy.
Reason #5: Because CAC defends individuals’ rights to participate at government meetings.
Reason #4: Because CAC monitors government for anti-democratic practices and abuses.
Reason #3: Because CAC celebrates the Constitution every day.
Reason #2: Because CAC has an inspiring program planned for YOU.
Reason #1: Because we want to see YOU there - - YOU are the “citizen” in Citizen Advocacy Center!