Advocacy Day!

With the DePaul College of Education Counseling Program

Join us for a Day on the Hill

For the fifth consective year, the DePaul Counseling program will make its trip to the state Capitol in Springfield, IL. In collaboration with several Illinios state associations, participants will join other counseling professionals to lobby for important bills that impact the profession and clients. Training materials and further instructions will be provided by Dr. Mason one week before the event, and additional training and a compliementary lunch will be provided upon arrival in Springfield. While this trip targets counseling professionals and students, anyone interested in mental health and education legislation is invited to attend. This event is FREE to participants.


11:00am to 12:00pm: Training and lunch (FREE)

12:00pm to 3:00pm: Visit the capitol to meet legislators

3:30pm-5:00pm: Reception and debriefing at local restaurant (self-pay)

Each participant is responsible for coordinating transportation to Springfield. Anyone who wishes to accompany Dr. Mason and other DePaul counseling faculty may purchase an Amtrak ticket leaving from Union Station (CHI) at 7:00 am and departing from Springfield (SPI) at 4:56pm for a total fee of $42.

Please register by following the link to Eventbrite below if you plan to attend so that you may receive future communication and training materials.

Advocacy Day

Wednesday, Feb. 26th 2014 at 11am-5pm

Capitol Building, 401 S. 2nd St, Springfield, IL

For more information and to register, visit the event page on Eventbrite.