The IEJF is celebrating its 20th anniversary of improving lives through legal aid, a Q&A with @lincolnlegalaid attorney Megan Kinney and a look at how @thelegalcouncil advocates for children w disabilities. All in our Feb newsletter - check it out! https://t.co/lGkQpHT8Uz
Our grantee @lincolnlegalaid is hosting 2 expungement clinics this Saturday, the 29th in Belleville & Carbondale. These events will help eligible people clear their criminal records and get a fresh start. Learn more here https://t.co/5lT7a8xEJ5
According to our grantee @LCBetterHousing, renters with access to legal aid only received eviction orders 22% of the time. Those without an attorney? They received eviction orders 62% of the time. Legal aid helps level the playing field. https://t.co/Ix1umIOqxQ
Message of the Week: When a person's health, home, or safety is on the line, everyone deserves legal protection to have a fair shot. That's why state funding for civil legal aid via the IEJF is so vital.
Our grantee @LifeSpanIL believes Safety is a Human Right. Their approach is a nationally recognized model that provides, safety, empowerment and a lasting solution. Hear from one of the women they have helped escape domestic abuse. https://t.co/oRpd8lJGSD