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Community Advisory Board Home - Bylaws - Meet the Board - Past BoardTuesday, March 8, 2022, noon - 2 p.m.Tuesday, June 7, 2022, noon - 2 p.m.Tuesday, September 6, 2022, noon - 2 p.m.Tuesday, December 6, noon - 2 p.m.Open Meetings InformationNPR Illinois considers maintaining a community advisory board to be a best practice. The NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board (CAB) meets regularly to offer perspective to the management team and, as directed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Community Service Grant (CSG) has:The right to review the station's programming goalsThe right to review the service provided by the stationThe right to review significant policy decisions rendered by the stationThe obligation to advise the station's governing body of whether the station's programming and other significant policies are meeting the specialized educational and cultural needs of the communities served by the station, and to make recommendations that the CAB deems appropriate to meet such needs (47 U.S.C. § 396(k)(8))Additionally, the CAB is responsible to:Facilitate sustainability through fundraising, memberships, underwriting, grants, and contractsServe as ambassadors on the behalf of NPR Illinois at the local, state, and federal levelsMinutes:CAB Meeting Summary - September 2021CAB Advice and Recommendations - June 2021CAB Meeting Summary - June 2021CAB Meeting Summary - March 2021CAB Meeting Summary - December 2020CAB Meeting Summary - September 2020CAB Meeting Summary - June 2020CAB Meeting Summary - March 2020CAB Meeting Summary - December 2019CAB Meeting Summary - September 2019CAB Meeting Summary - June 2019CAB Meeting Summary - March 2019CAB Meeting Summary - December 2018CAB Meeting Summary - September 2018

Community Advisory Board Agenda - September 2020

NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Zoom Meeting
Meeting URL  
Or phone: (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 915 3941 2431
Password: 532004


1. Welcoming New Board Members and CAB Members Introductions 

2. Public Comment 

3. University Environment 

4. NPR Illinois Engagement Strategy and Editorial updates
a. 100% board giving campaign
b. 2020 Debate Parties canceled
c. Donor event canceled
d. Public Radio Days canceled
e. Podcast Academy postponed until July 2021
f. Endowment Fund for hiring
g. Editorial update
     i. 2020 election coverage during the pandemic
     ii. Staffing

5. Fiscal Health: Fundraising and Grants
     i. CAB Members' help to identify opportunities

6. Discuss story ideas (Agenda Attachment 1, starting on page 2)

7. Completing the bios for the CAB website

8. Confirm plans for CAB meetings in 2020 – 2021
a. Pending in-person meetings with virtual connections
    i. Tuesday, December 8, 2020 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
    ii. Tuesday, March 23, 2020 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. CAB website:             http://nprillinois.org/topic/community-advisory-board

6. Adjourn at 1:30 p.m.

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