Network Resources

Impact Report

This report captures the impact of the Illinois 60 by 25 Network from 2013–2020. Communities in the Network are driving State policy implementation, deepening and validating collaboration by using the organizing principles of collective impact, increasing cross-sector collaboration, and enhancing leadership and governance structures within their communities.


Our Cradle to Career Community Dashboard helps the Network Leadership Communities:

  • Analyze regional information on education and workforce system characteristics,
  • Track progress on postsecondary education attainment and education-to-career objectives, and
  • Benchmark community efforts against state averages.

Additional Resources

On October 22, 2020, the Illinois 60 by 25 Network hosted a discussion on trauma-informed practices at the high school level. Representatives from East St. Louis School District 189 and Township High School District 214 in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago shared how they have implemented trauma-informed practices in their districts in partnership with the Illinois Federation of Teachers and community partners. Hear about the strategies and resources they are using to support the needs of students and community members as they deal with challenges related to COVID-19, racial unrest, and adjusting to remote learning. Download the slides.