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Thanks @PILI_Tweets for featuring IEJF exec director @lcorbett_IEJF's blog post on why the State has a responsibility to ensure equal access to the justice system via legal aid funding. https://bit.ly/3e7wDGz

Mark Swartz, exec director of @LCBetterHousing talks about renters rights during the pandemic. He also shares some reforms the city & state should make, including a right to counsel in eviction court. All in our May newsletter - https://bit.ly/2A0UPvC

Our May newsletter features our call to action to protect state funding of legal aid. In addition, we sit down w Mark Swartz, exec director of @LCBH to discuss tenants' rights during COVID-19 and look at how IL-AFLAN is still protecting veterans.
https://bit.ly/36iPP1t

Now more than ever tenants and families need access to legal aid. Thanks to state funding via @_IEJF UPLC is able to provide critical assistance. We urge legislators to protect funding for @_IEJF so all legal aid providers can support our communities during this time.

As more Illinoisans face challenges to livelihoods, health & safety, access to legal help is more critical than ever. IL General Assembly returns this week to pass a budget. Urge your State Senators & Reps to maintain—or increase—funding for @_IEJF! http://iejf.org/resource-center/take-action/

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