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IJF Event Page

Illinois Joining Forces both hosts and partners with organizations to offer outstanding virtual and in person events.  Explore upcoming events and past events, how to attend, partner, participate, and sponsor.  

Upcoming Events

Listed below are the upcoming events that IJF is hosting or partnering to offer you.

Illinois Joining Forces 2022 - Springfield Regional Summit - November 3, 2022

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Join IJF in partnership with IDVA, Road Home, and Wounded Warrior Project in connecting and collaborating with industry leaders and veteran service providers. The morning will be an opportunity for service providers to connect with each other via a networking breakfast and round table discussions focused on 4 areas of need for todays’ SMVF communities.

In the afternoon, we welcome the SMVF community to attend the Resource Fair. Lunch catered by Mission BBQ is offered to registered attendees and to the first 75 Veterans attending the resource fair. SMVF will have the opportunity to directly connect with resources and attend 2 breakout information sessions.

Past Events

Illinois Joining Forces 2022 Annual Summit - April 27. 2022

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Join IJF in connecting and collaborating with industry leaders and veteran service providers. Learn about evolving technology resources with UniteUs and innovative marketing/communications with MHG. Hear from Acting Director of IDVA Terry Prince and Adjunct General Commander Illinois National Guard Major General Richard Neely from IDMA about their vision for collaboration in serving Veterans and Service Members. Hear directly from funders about their direction with supporting Veteran initiatives. In the afternoon, we want to hear from you via round-table discussions on topics important to the Veteran community.

August 26 & 27, 2021

August 17, 2021

Valor Games Resource Fair - Chicago Park Service