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Community Advisory Board Agenda - March 2018

NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board Meeting
Friday, March 2, 2018, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM 
AARP Illinois’ Legislative Office, 300 West Edwards Street
AARP Illinois Chicago office, 222 N. LaSalle Street (videoconference)



  1. Nominating Committee  
    a. Nominate candidates for board service starting July 1, 2018
    b. Board action: Affirm nominees
  2. “Board match fund” discussion
    a. Information on potential fund size, match, start date, etc.
    b. Board action: Decide whether to establish a board match fund at this time
  3. NPR Illinois update 1 – Editorial
    a. Update on NPR Illinois editorial review and next steps
    b. Board discussion: Provide input on whether programming is meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the state
  4. NPR Illinois update 2 – Engagement Strategy
    a. Information on Civic Education and Media Literacy programs – PodCamp/101/U – This I Believe
    b. Update on Roster
    c. Board discussion: Identify Community Advisory Board contacts who could help launch or fund this initiative
  5. Discussion about select story ideas (Agenda Attachment 2, page 4)
    a. Story ideas advisory board members submitted in advance
    b. Any other story ideas advisory board members wish to submit for consideration
  6. Other updates
    a. NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board website is your go-to for updates http://nprillinois.org/topic/community-advisory-board
    b. Next advisory board meetings:
    Friday, June 1, 2018 – Chicago with video in Springfield
  7. Adjourn at 1:30 p.m.
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