“I haven’t slept through a night since March. I wake up at three or four in the morning worried about what’s going to happen tomorrow.” The U.S. may soon face a tidal wave of evictions & civil legal aid is the first line of defense for renters. https://bit.ly/2AiWJYk
Collaborating in new ways. IEJF Exec Director @lcorbett_IEJF is featured in this piece from @stephvillinski in @CDLB on how the legal profession is supporting one another during COVID-19. https://bit.ly/3eo93Ft
In addition to preserving funding for civil legal aid, we also want to thank the IL General Assembly for including funding for the IL Armed Forces Legal Aid Network ($1.4M) & Cannabis Expungement ($1.6M) in the FY21 state budget. More Illinoisans will have access to justice!