Our Mission

Through advocacy and analysis, the Forum builds a foundation for equity, justice and economic prosperity for the Latino community. By catalyzing policy change, the Forum works to improve education outcomes, advocate for affordable housing, promote just immigration policies and strengthen community leadership.

Events

Meet and Greet in Springfield

Join the Latino Policy forum to hear how Latinos are contributing to Illinois and learn about the Forum's 2019 policy agenda. Hosted by the Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus and co-chairs, Representative Elizabeth Hernandez and Senator Omar Aquino.

"The researchers found that air pollution is disproportionately caused by white Americans' consumption of goods and services, but disproportionately inhaled by black and Hispanic Americans." https://t.co/3KWH43OOWx
The Forum’s Rebecca Vonderlack-Navarro’s testimony: ISBE must conduct a study on how the testing of English Learners (ELs) including newcomers affects the schools serving them. Questions to consider: are schools with high numbers of ELs struggling with rankings? Why is this so? https://t.co/1Bx2A5CfMY
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"The researchers found that air pollution is disproportionately caused by white Americans' consumption of goods and services, but disproportionately inhaled by black and Hispanic Americans."
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