1000 Calls Campaign

Call Instructions & Script for 1,000 Calls Campaign

Tuesday, May 23rd - Friday, May 26th  

 

Between May 23rd-26th, members of the Campaign for A Welcoming Illinois have committed to making 1,000 calls to push the TRUST Act through the Illinois House and on to Governor Rauner’s desk!  Help us push the TRUST Act to the finish line! 

What you can do:

Join our 1000 Calls Campaign today!

1. Call Your State Representative: Tell your Representative why you support the TRUST Act and ask for their commitment to support it too! *Instructions on how to find your representative and their position on the bill are below!*

2. Call Governor Rauner: If you live anywhere in Illinois, it is important to call Governor Rauner, and ask him to support and sign the TRUST Act!

 Instructions to Call Your Representative & Governor:

  1. Go to http://www.elections.il.gov/districtlocator/addressfinder.aspx

  2. Enter your address and click "Find Address."

  3. Click "Confirm Address."

  4. Find "Representative District__" (Scroll down to the third box).

  5. If you do not know your Representative’s position, send a text with your Representative’s name to 773-910-1654,  773-597-8024, and 773-738-3971. We will respond as promptly as possible.

  6. Call their Springfield Office (the first  number listed in that section of the website) (Script below!).

  7. Call Governor Rauner at: 217-782-0244 (Script below!).

  8. Report your call by clicking here

Call Scripts

Script for Representative who has yet to commit:

“Hello, my name is ____. I am affiliated with the Campaign for a Welcoming Illinois and I live in Representative ______’s district. I am calling to ask ____(Representative) to support the Illinois TRUST Act, SB 31. It will make me, my family and people I care about feel more secure in their own State.  Thank you.”

 

Script for Representative who has committed to support:

“Hello, my name is ____. I am affiliated with the Campaign for a Welcoming Illinois and I live in Representative ______’s district. I am calling to thank Representative ____ for supporting the Illinois TRUST Act, SB 31. This is important legislation to me as it will make me, my family and people I care about feel more secure in their own State.  Thank you. “

 

Script for Governor Rauner: Springfield office - 217-782-0244

“Hello, my name is ____. I am an Illinois resident and am affiliated with the Campaign for a Welcoming Illinois. I am calling to ask that Governor Rauner use his leadership to ensure that the Illinois Trust Act, SB 31 passes the Illinois state legislature, and that he signs the bill. It will make me, my family and people I care about feel more secure in their own State. Thank you.”

 

***Important:  Please report your calls to http://www.icirr.org/report after your calls are complete.***


Thank you for helping to make Illinois more welcoming for all!