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Civil Legal Aid Programs Measure Their Impact

Press Release - May 24th, 2012

Study Shows Economic Benefits of Civil Legal Aid

The Chicago Bar Foundation and the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation released a report today to inform policymakers and other stakeholders about the tangible economic benefits of legal aid.

The report, Legal Aid in Illinois: Selected Social and Economic Benefits by the Social IMPACT Research Center, provides a snapshot of the economic return legal aid providers produce for their low-income clients and other Illinoisans.

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