Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

Local School Students Go to Springfield to Support School Health Centers

Tuesday - Apr 08, 2008

Urbana School Representatives will Participate in Advocacy Day in Support of School Health Centers

Urbana, IL - On Wednesday, April 9, 2008, several school students from the Urbana School District along with their peers from across the state of Illinois will travel to the state capitol to support local school health centers. Students and Urbana School Health Center staff will meet at the capitol building to ask local representatives to support the return of school health center funding to the state budget. Urbana School students will
have the opportunity to speak with Senator Mike Frerichs and Representative Naomi Jakobsson to discuss how essential school health centers are to their schools and communities and specifically how important the Urbana School Health Center is to them personally.

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