Illinois State University invites students to a virtual conversation with lawmakers at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The bi-partisan conversation will be hosted by A Starting Point and BridgeUSA. Illinois State Reps. Rita Mayfield (D) and Dan Brady (R) will be in attendance.  

The student-led conversation will be about how local lawmakers plan to reopen schools safely after the pandemic. The event is part of “National Student Tour,” including 11 student-led events between April 8 through May 12.

Series of events for ASP and BridgeUSA is a way for college students to engage with United States lawmakers and how to enable constructive civic engagement in the community.

Both platforms conduct conversations around important national issues. Formatted virtually, the events will include small group discussions, lawmaker fireside chats and regional cross-campus conversations.

Students interested in registration or submitting questions for lawmakers can text: “ISU” to (310) 388-6482.

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April 17, 2021 at 02:21PM