In September 2015, UAct and IL Ventures for Community Action (IVCA), hosted a 25-member delegation to tour the Midwest Inland Port in Decatur, IL. Delegation members included the Mayor of Springfield and other city leaders, community activists, business leaders and more.

UAct, IVCA and the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association hosted a second meeting in Springfield for 40 businesses, government and community leaders to spur creative thinking around how Springfield can take full advantage of its proximity to the Port. Meeting sponsors included the Illinois Trucking Association and Illinois Association of Realtors.