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Memorial: Phil Rock

Memorial - February 2nd, 2016

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) was deeply saddened to receive the news of the passing of former Illinois Senate President Phil Rock.

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IEJF Elects Officers for FY 2015

Press release - August 11th, 2014

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), the not-for-profit entity responsible for distributing and monitoring the state appropriation for civil legal aid for low-income families and individuals, announces its leadership team for fiscal year 2015.

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Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Awards $1.3 million in Grants to Legal Aid Groups

Press release - March 4th, 2014

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) announced awards today of over $1.3 million in grants to 13 not-for-profit organizations providing legal representation, information, and advice to Illinoisans in legal crisis. The grants range in scope from funding for web-based legal information resources and telephone advice hotlines to mediation and full-scale litigation

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