Overview:NASWIL PAC is the non-partisan political arm of the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. As a political action committee, NASW IL PAC endorses and financially contributes to candidates from any party who support NASW’s policy agenda. The national PACE Board of Trustees * endorses (endorsement process and criteria)* and contributes to federal candidates running for U.S. House and Senate seats; state chapter PAC units decide on local and state races.
* Mobilizes thousands of social workers to vote by informing NASW IL members of which candidates NASWIL PAC endorsed in upcoming elections.
* Hires and cordinates field organizers to get-out-the-vote in targeted races
* Compiles valuable facts relating to local and statewide candidates who are social workers or support the concerns of the social work profession.