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Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Launches Internship Program

8/2/2017, noon | Updated on 8/2/2017, noon
The ILBCF summer internship goals are to ensure each intern gains an how to address those concerns through advocacy.
Keith Davies

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation Launches Internship Program

The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation recently announced the start of its interns, Keith Davies and Jada Rice in addition to its summer fellow, Cartecia Lawrence.

“This is our first summer having interns in the history of our organization, and we couldn’t have had better candidates. Keith and Jada both are hard workers and have a history of achievement,” said Larry Luster, Executive Director of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation. “As our organization continues to move forward, we want to extend educational opportunities to train our future leaders.”

The ILBCF summer internship goals are to ensure each intern gains an how to address those concerns through advocacy. Interns are responsible for creating, developing and hosting a series of outreach events with aim of giving them the skills to take these skills with them during their professional journey.

The ILBCF is also proud to introduce its summer fellow, Cartecia Lawrence, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she double majored in Legal Studies and Afro-American Studies.

“Developing the fellowship program has been one of my goals for some time,” comments Senator Kimberly Lightford, chairman of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, “I am proud that this vision has come into fruition.

The foundation works aggressively to prepare scholars like Cartecia to lead us into a brighter future.”

For more information regarding the internship and fellow programs please contact ILBCF Executive Director, Larry Luster at info@ilbcf.org.