People in Illinois care about kids here in the United States and around the world. From expanding preschool for kids in the U.S. to ensuring children survive and thrive around the world, Illinois advocates are the voice for children.
To learn more about an upcoming event or to volunteer, please contact John Gaudette [email protected].
We want to help you be an effective voice for kids. Below are resources to help you take action in your community.
Contact your local Save the Children Action Network staff member to learn how you can be a voice for kids.
Mobilization Manager, Illinois
John Gaudette has over 25 years of community organizing experience. Prior to coming to Save the Children Action Network, John served as the state organizing director at Citizen Action/ Illinois for 7 years. Before that, John worked as a lobbyist and advocate for Illinois Environmental Council and Illinois PIRG, GOTV director for MoveOn PAC, and 13 years as a community organizing director for PICO Network and National People’s Action affiliate organizations.
An Illinois native, John earned an undergraduate degree in Engineering from Michigan State University. He currently lives in his hometown of Chicago.