About Us

About Common Cause Illinois


Our Mission

Common Cause Illinois is a nonpartisan watchdog group whose mission is to promote open, ethical, and accountable government at the local, state and national levels by educating and mobilizing the citizens of Illinois.

Our Organization

Common Cause achieves its goals through the hard work of a national office of staff and volunteers in Washington DC, as well as state organizations located across the nation and nearly 400,000 members and supporters. Common Cause Illinois is a state office of the national organization, and its Board focuses on promoting open, ethical, accountable government here in Illinois.


Contact Us

Common Cause Illinois
Rey López-Calderón, Executive Director Common Cause Illinois
180 W. Washington St. Suite 310
Chicago, IL 60602

(312) 372-2422