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The past two years, people have traveled by bus from all across the state to rally at the Illinois State Capitol on Earth Day. And our efforts made a difference!
As the result of people like us making our voices heard, the Future Energy Jobs Law passed in December.
This landmark law creates significant investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and opportunities for all in the green economy. The newly-created Illinois Solar for All Program will provide job training initiatives to make available 2,000 clean energy jobs for persons with records and alumni of the foster care system.
In spite of this good news, your voice is still critically needed.
The Future Energy Jobs Law designates funding from the Renewable Energy Resources Fund (RERF) to enact the Illinois Solar for All Program. RERF funds are at risk for being “swept” away by the legislature for other purposes.
As a person of faith, your voice makes a difference in advocating for environmental justice and creating a healthier future for all communities. We need you to help us advocate that the dollars in the Renewable Energy Resources Fund be spent on the Solar for All Program.
You can make a difference by asking your elected officials to co-sponsor the Environmental Justice Resolution (HR0234/SR353) and by advocating that RERF dollars be used for the Illinois Solar for All Program.