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We are Awake Illinois

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This grassroots organization was launched by everyday parents and citizens in May 2021. During 2020, many of us "awakened" to the issues affecting our communities, our children, and our liberties.  Awake Illinois chartered the first chapter in Naperville, Illinois, and is now expanding throughout all 4 corners of the state with 30+ county-based chapters

Thanks to the volunteerism of our chapter chairs and members, our advocacy is waking up Illinoisans each day while empowering citizens to elevate their voices on topics of education, equality, legislationcivic involvement, and social welfare causes. Awake IL also embraces numerous philanthropic opportunities to advance our communities. 

Join the movement here. Please consider a non-tax-deductible donation to support our statewide efforts. Our affiliated philanthropic 501c3 launched in Spring 2023 called "Awake Americans"


Learn more about our Board of Directors here. 


Awake IL operates on an extremely lean budget with many expenses covered personally by Awake IL leadership and/or volunteers. The annual $50 membership fee alongside small donors support our social welfare advocacy, civic empowerment, and affiliated administrative expenses.

Your generosity is appreciated to ensure more communities are awakened

and empowered to advocate for progress in Illinois. Contact us with 990 inquires.


Awake IL Board of Directors

The Executive Board consists of President, Vice President, and Director. Each volunteer operates as an unpaid advocate to advance a variety of social welfare issues. The views expressed by the organization are independent of board/liaison employers, companies, or affiliates. 

Awake IL Inaugural Year
May 2021 - February 2022

Advocate • Awaken • Advance

Click the red icons and photos to review the Awake Illinois advocacy that launched in May 2021.

Your support of our advocacy with a non-tax-deductible donation is greatly appreciated. Awake IL donor lists are private and not disclosed publicly per 501c4 designation.

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