Illinois Migrant Council

Illinois Migrant Council IMC’s partners with key Illinois stakeholders to improve access to services for farmworker and rural Latino communities. The Illinois Migrant Council or "IMC" is a community-based non-profit organization with the primary mission of promoting employment, education, health, housing and other opportunities for migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFW) and their families to achieve economic self-sufficiency and stability.
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Operating as usual

09/25/2020
Governor JB Pritzker

Governor Pritzker in Carbondale highlighting the importance to get counted in the Census 2020 in an event where also participated our Director of Migrant Education Services Miguel Sarmiento

Governor Pritzker joins local leaders to discuss the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census in Carbondale.

Our staff in Southern Illinois is doing a great job promoting the Census 2020 in ten counties
09/25/2020

Our staff in Southern Illinois is doing a great job promoting the Census 2020 in ten counties

09/18/2020
KWQC TV6 News

Governor Pritzker in Rock Island talking about the importance to be counted in the Census 2020

Come join us! Vengan y acompáñenos!
09/12/2020

Come join us! Vengan y acompáñenos!

DONE!!!!Distributing 3,0000 mask to Farmworkers! Thanks to the generosity of Illinois Association of  Community Action A...
08/09/2020

DONE!!!!
Distributing 3,0000 mask to Farmworkers! Thanks to the generosity of Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies (IACAA) Census Program!

07/26/2020

Distributing Financial Assistance thanks to Illinois Covid-19 Resources Fund (ICRF) round 4, and Masks for Farmworkers, generosity of a grant from Farmworkers Women Justice!

07/26/2020

Mi gente, ya se hicieron contar? Tienen preguntas, necesitan ayuda? Déjenme saber ahora mismo! Have you answered the census? Make yourself count! Have questions or need help, let me know right away!

Delivering food to Farmworker families thanks to the generosity of Salvation Army! Forever grateful!
07/17/2020

Delivering food to Farmworker families thanks to the generosity of Salvation Army! Forever grateful!

07/11/2020

The Illinois Migrant Council is so grateful to Justice for Migrant Women for their generosity to IMC of 10,000 cloth masks so that we can distribute to farmworkers throughout the State of Illinois. This is a donation through the Justice for Migrant Woman #Masks4Farmworkers campaign.

Illinois heard our call for help and answered with the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund. We are a proud recipient of an I...
06/20/2020
Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund

Illinois heard our call for help and answered with the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund. We are a proud recipient of an ICRF grant! Thanks to the #ICRF, many of those hit hardest in our communities now have access to critical resources needed—from emergency food and basic supplies to interim housing and shelter. Now is the time to step up and provide urgent services for those in need during this difficult time. Donate today to help us continue supporting our communities. #WeAreOneIL #ICRF #COVID19 https://www.ilcovidresponsefund.org/

You can help our neighbors affected by the coronarvirus crisis. Join me in donating to the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund!

Happy Easter Resurrection to everyone! Brighten up today’s Sun-Less Day with your smiles! And STAY HOME! Per CDC Advise ...
04/12/2020
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Happy Easter Resurrection to everyone! Brighten up today’s Sun-Less Day with your smiles!
And STAY HOME!

Per CDC Advise to prevent and slow down COVID-19 curve;
Remind everyone in your household of the importance of practicing everyday preventive actions that can help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses:
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.
Cover your coughs and sneezes with a tissue.
Clean frequently touched surfaces and objects daily (e.g., tables, countertops, light switches, doorknobs, and cabinet handles) using a regular household detergent and water.
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Get Your Household ...

As the nation's health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health, safety, and security threats.

Beyond grateful!!
04/10/2020

Beyond grateful!!

‼️We have big news‼️
The McHenry County Community COVID-19 Response Fund (Made up of our UW and The Community Foundation for McHenry County) is sending out its first round of funding. $250,000 in grants will go to 20 local nonprofit organizations that are providing food, shelter and financial assistance to our neighbors impacted by the #COVID19crisis.

The grant recipients are:

• Mano a Mano Family Resource Center
• Housing Affordability Partners
•Turnstone Development Corporation
• Home of The Sparrow, Inc.
• Illinois Migrant Council
• Family Health Partnership Clinic
• Refuge for Women
• Thresholds
• Options & Advocacy for McHenry County
• Crystal Lake Food Pantry
• Service League of Crystal Lake
• Faith Acres Foundation
• Pioneer Center for Human Services
• Hearthstone Communities
• New Directions Addiction Recovery Services
• Turning Point, Inc.
• McHenry Community Health Center
• TLS Veterans
• Aunt Martha's
• Senior Care Volunteer Network

FROM ILLINOIS MIGRANT COUNCIL (IMC) TO PARTICIPANTS OF OUR PROGRAMS AND FARMWORKERSLike each of you, the staff of the Il...
03/24/2020

FROM ILLINOIS MIGRANT COUNCIL (IMC) TO PARTICIPANTS OF OUR PROGRAMS AND FARMWORKERS

Like each of you, the staff of the Illinois Migrant Council (IMC) is very aware that the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is affecting all our daily lives and especially our delivery of services. We want you to know that we are all committed to doing as much as possible to protect your well-being and help you during this difficult time.

Measures taken by IMC staff at our offices:
⇨ closing our offices to the public to limit possible virus exposure until further notice; a closure sign has been or will be posted, on outer doors at each of our sites;
⇨ contacting you by telephone, cell texting and/or email with the name, cell telephone number
and email address of the IMC staff who will be your primary contact at your IMC site;
⇨ providing access to your primary staff contact during regular business hours via telephone,
cell texting, voice mail or email (or video conferencing if available):
-- to talk about your need for services or training
-- to refer you to other IMC staff who can help you with your situation
-- to complete an application for program enrollment
-- to assist you with your training plan such as identifying sites with internet and computers
-- to set up a specific time and date for an appointment at the office when this is essential to meet
your needs, practical and follows Illinois’ social distancing and health and safety guidelines;
⇨ encouraging you to follow Illinois guidelines for social distancing (e.g., using drop off boxes,
signature apps for forms), and to use health and safety practices.

Measures taken to assist eligible clients in need of services:
⇨ sharing information with you about locations with internet, computers, and printers that also
meet social distancing and health and safety guidelines;
⇨ assisting you to meet your training needs while participating in classes from home (e.g., finding free internet, printing documents/USBs for classwork, corresponding with your school;
⇨ continuing to provide information about available emergency services (food pantries, etc.);
⇨ expanding services to meet your nutritional needs by covering longer periods of time;
⇨ expanding temporary emergency services to help you purchase essential hygiene supplies at IMC identified vendors; items may include: disinfectant, toilet paper, paper towels, soap, detergent, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, diapers. (Other types of services and protective items
such as gloves and masks may be added as information is updated about needs and benefits.)

03/24/2020

During this time of Crisis around the world with Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will like to assure you that IMC is monitoring the situation very closely as it unfolds hour by hour! We are constantly informing our participants and communities that we serve, all the CDC recommendations to stay safe, while at the same time insuring that we all stay in compliance with our National/State and Local new rules for the day-to-day life, as we know it today.

Illinois Migrant Council, is ready to assist the Farmworkers of Illinois, and will stay vigilant to make sure they too are being cared for and their needs met in this time of crisis!

Any Farmworker in need, please feel free to contact to the next numbers: Corporate Office/Northern regions: 815-995-0300
North Central Region: 309-349-1051
Northwest Region:
309-757-1070
Southern/Southwest region: 618-353-4496
We are here for you!

Durante este tiempo de crisis a través del mundo con la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19), queremos asegurarles que IMC está monitoreando la situación muy de cerca a medida que se desarrolla hora por hora. Estamos constantemente informando a nuestros participantes y comunidades que servimos, todas las recomendaciones de los CDC para mantenernos seguros, al mismo tiempo que nos aseguramos de que todos cumplamos con nuestras nuevas normas nacionales / estatales y locales para la vida cotidiana, de en día.

¡El Consejo de Migrantes de Illinois está listo para ayudar a los trabajadores agrícolas de Illinois, y se mantendrá alerta para asegurarse de que ellos también sean atendidos y que sus necesidades se satisfagan en este momento de crisis!

Cualquier trabajador agrícola que lo necesite, no dude en comunicarse a los siguientes números:
Oficina Corporativa / Regiones del Norte: 815-995-0300
Región Centro Norte: 309-349-1051
Región Noroeste:
309-757-1070
Región sur / suroeste: 618-353-4496
¡Estamos aquí para ti!

03/24/2020

During this time of Crisis around the world with Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will like to assure you that IMC is monitoring the situation very closely as it unfolds hour by hour! We are constantly informing our participants and communities that we serve, all the CDC recommendations to stay safe, while at the same time insuring that we all stay in compliance with our National/State and Local new rules for the day-to-day life, as we know it today.

Illinois Migrant Council, is ready to assist the Farmworkers of Illinois, and will stay vigilant to make sure they too are being cared for and their needs met in this time of crisis!

Any Farmworker in need, please feel free to contact to the next numbers: Corporate Office/Northern regions: 815-995-0300
North Central Region: 309-349-1051
Northwest Region:
309-757-1070
Southern/Southwest region: 618-353-4496
We are here for you!

Durante este tiempo de crisis a través del mundo con la pandemia de coronavirus (COVID-19), queremos asegurarles que IMC está monitoreando la situación muy de cerca a medida que se desarrolla hora por hora. Estamos constantemente informando a nuestros participantes y comunidades que servimos, todas las recomendaciones de los CDC para mantenernos seguros, al mismo tiempo que nos aseguramos de que todos cumplamos con nuestras nuevas normas nacionales / estatales y locales para la vida cotidiana, de en día.

¡El Consejo de Migrantes de Illinois está listo para ayudar a los trabajadores agrícolas de Illinois, y se mantendrá alerta para asegurarse de que ellos también sean atendidos y que sus necesidades se satisfagan en este momento de crisis!

Cualquier trabajador agrícola que lo necesite, no dude en comunicarse a los siguientes números:
Oficina Corporativa / Regiones del Norte: 815-995-0300
Región Centro Norte: 309-349-1051
Región Noroeste:
309-757-1070
Región sur / suroeste: 618-353-4496
¡Estamos aquí para ti!

Illinois Migrant Council's cover photo
12/23/2019

Illinois Migrant Council's cover photo

Illinois Migrant Council's cover photo
11/07/2019

Illinois Migrant Council's cover photo

Thank you Vanessa Mendoza And Amber Bowgren for the inclusion of IMC at tonight’s Dual Language  Family Night Resource F...
11/06/2019

Thank you Vanessa Mendoza And Amber Bowgren for the inclusion of IMC at tonight’s Dual Language Family Night Resource Fair! Great turn out, yummy tacos And pizza and tons of family fun too!

10/25/2019

IMC would like to thank you for following this page and continued support.

There is some exciting news coming soon!

Stay tuned!

07/12/2019

Hello! Just wanted to say “Thank You” to all of those who have liked our page! Please share with your contacts so that they can share as well!!!

07/08/2019
NowThis Politics

Dolores Huerta

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Illinois Migrant Council
01/13/2019

Illinois Migrant Council

Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages
12/07/2017
Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages

Health Risks To Farmworkers Increase As Workforce Ages

As the number of immigrants available for farm work has dwindled in California, many who are left are older, and suffer from health problems related to decades of difficult labor.

If you work for the State of Illinois, you have the opportunity to donate to IMC’s mission through the State and Univers...
11/02/2017
SECA

If you work for the State of Illinois, you have the opportunity to donate to IMC’s mission through the State and University Employees Combined Appeal -or SECA- workplace giving campaign (September 30 to November 8, 2017).
IMC’s SECA code is 911-0799 under the America’s Best Charities federation in the 2017 SECA Pledge Book “Your Campaign- Your Choice” (page 49).
To set up a SECA payroll deduction contribution, or make a one time gift, go to www.secaillinois.org , click on the “Online Giving” button, and send the completed pledge form to your SECA Agency Ambassador.
This a great way for State and University employees to make a difference for farmworker families in Illinois. Thank you!

​The once-a-year (September 13 - November 8, 2017) State and University Employees Combined Appeal (SECA) that provides all employees the opportunity to donate to the charitable causes of their choice to enhance the quality of life for all.

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Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00
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Thursday 09:00 - 17:00
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