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In fiscal year 2019, the IEJF awarded state appropriation-funded grants to 13 non-profit organizations totaling $1,330,000.  Click here to see the grant list.

To see the list of FY 19 Attorney General Madigan consumer settlement fund grants, click here.

Call 855-452-3526 to speak to an attorney if you are a veteran, service member, national guard, reservist, spouse or dependent in need of civil legal aid.

We need your support!  Individuals & organizations throughout Illinois help us build a larger & more stable base of state funding for legal aid.  Learn how you can help.

Tune into @LegalAidChicago latest podcast to learn how legal aid helps people living with HIV and the incredible advancements in HIV treatment and prevention over recent years. https://t.co/lBIyoszlT8

A new pilot program in courthouses in Madison and Bond counties is designed to speed up simple family court cases. https://t.co/GtxAqzvjer

More than 100,000 Illinoisans could be impacted by this new rule

The IEJF was proud to be included among the organizations invited to the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act trailer bill (SB 1557 HA1 and HA2) signing today at @CGLA . Even prouder to be tackling cannabis expungement as part of the social equity component of this important work.

The Social Security Administration wants to change its rules for people who get disability benefits, including SSI. Most people would have to prove disability every two years - and millions could be cut off. Learn more and take action:

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