With a strong and growing coalition in Illinois for more than 5 years, the USGLC works to educate and engage policymakers and community leaders on why investments in development and diplomacy help keep America safe and strengthen Illinois’s economy.
The USGLC’s Illinois Advisory Committee brings together more than 130 business, faith, non-profit, and political leaders who understand how American global leadership matters for Illinois. We’re also proud of Illinois’s Veterans for Smart Power – part of a nationwide network of 30,000 veterans.
Advancing Chicago as a leading global city.
General Secretary and CEO, Rotary International
In 2021, Illinois exported
in goods to foreign markets.
1,632,000 jobs (20.50%)
are supported by trade.
in Illinois studied abroad.
News & Press Related to Illinois
June 02, 2021
USGLC Virtual Town Hall with Rep. Jan Schakowsky Highlights How Investments in America’s Global Leadership Combat COVID-19 and Support Local Health, Economy, and National SecurityIllinois
May 06, 2021
USGLC Virtual Town Hall with Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi Highlights How Investments in America’s Global Leadership Combat COVID-19, Support Local Health, Economy, and National SecurityIllinois
April 14, 2021
USGLC Virtual Town Hall with Rep. Cheri Bustos Highlights How Investing in America’s Global Leadership Is a Win for Illinois’ Health, Economy, and National SecurityIllinois
February 05, 2021
Virtual Roundtable Recap: Global Partnerships, Local Impact in Rockford, ILIllinois
January 22, 2021
USGLC Launches Next Gen Global Leaders Network and Welcomes Nearly 100 Young Professionals to the 2021 Inaugural ClassIllinois
September 23, 2020
Rep. Darin LaHood to Local Leaders: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting AmericansIllinois
Chicago Roundtable with Travis Adkins, African Development Foundation
August 11, 2022 12:00 pm CT
U.S. African Development Foundation
A Roadmap for Global Leadership with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
June 2, 2021 12:00 pm CT
Virtual Town Hall
Representative Jan Schakowsky
U.S. House of Representatives
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