October 2015Illinois Child Care Policy Update
Stay informed about the state of the IDHS Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Three and a half months into the fiscal year and our representatives in Springfield have yet to pass a budget.
September 2015A Year of Advocacy
Check out our timeline of Letters to the editor, press conferences, evening news interviews, and even speaking on the floor of Illinois General Assembly of Representatives. Marillac St. Vincent is doing everything in its power to advocate for working families who need child care.
July 2015Advocating for Change
Watch Chief Programs Officer, Maureen Hallagan, give a passionate speech at a rally in Downtown Chicago calling on our elected officials to pass a budget that protects services for our State's most vulnerable citizens. Illinois is still in the middle of a major funding crisis and the programs at Marillac St. Vincent face to lose crucial state funding if the budget gaps aren't closed by new revenues.
August 2015Violence in East Garfield
With 33 shootings over the weekend, now more than ever, it's important for Marillac St. Vincent to be a Beacon of Hope for those seeking safety in the community
July 2015July 4th Parade
Every year the kids at St. Vincent march around Oz Park dressed in patriotic colors with fun handmade noisemakers to celebrate our Nation's independence.
June 2015Play For Peace
The Chicago Police Department and Marillac St. Vincent Family Services’ Marillac House ‘Played for Peace’, in a basketball matchup.
May 2015Springfield Rally Day!
Marillac St. Vincent is loading a bus with parents, educators, and center staff and driving to Springfield on Wednesday May 13 to tell elected officials to save child care in Illinois!