Grassroots Advocacy Campaign

Ending the Budget Impasse

Illinois has gone over 700 days without a budget. This unprecedented budget impasse is hurting small businesses, non-profits, college students and many others.

Without the passage of a responsible budget by June 30th:

It is time to take action!

The SBAC will be spreading our non-partisan message to the masses through a grassroots advocacy field campaign. Members, staff and volunteers will be canvassing to end the budget impasse at local events over the next six weeks.

There will be T-shirts and materials available for those able to join us. We expect our message and sincere concern about Illinois’ economy will resonate with the public.

Our non-partisan message will be:
  • Demand local legislators push leadership to pass a responsible budget and make reforms that will revive Illinois’ economy.
  • Demand legislators work together to end the budget impasse.
  • Urge the legislators truly interested in ending this nonsense to be very vocal about the need to bring the impasse to an end.

We have strategically chosen these canvassing locations in Democratic and Republican districts.


July 1 Park Ridge Farmers Market
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Northfield Farmers Market
7:30 am – 12:30 pm
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July 15 Safe Haven Run to End Homelessness
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
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July 28 Schaumburg Farmers Market
7:00 am – 1:00 pm
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August 6 Taste of Roselle
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
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If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up online or email Advocacy Director Ryan Tolley at

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