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Message of the Week:

Like preventative health care, civil legal aid addresses problems early to keep them from escalating and saves taxpayers money.

The IEJF is excited to announce its Board of Directors for FY2020. We're grateful to these business and community leaders for lending their expertise to our mission of advancing fairness in our justice system for ALL Illinoisans.

The IEJF is proud to announce $1.3 M in legal aid grants for FY 2020. "These grants help ensure that everyone, regardless of how much money they have, can access the legal protection they deserve,” said Joseph Torres, IEJF board president. “

"Millions of Americans are forced from their homes every year. Evictions are usually considered in economic terms -- an outcome of housing supply and income levels -- but what about their physical and emotional impact?" @NewsHour

After Sergio, a teen, was arrested for battery, he and his mother came to @CCR_Mediate for mediation. Through the mediation, both Sergio and his mom opened up about their feelings and fears - and were able to find common ground.

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