New Leaf Illinois is a network of 20 non-profit organizations throughout the state who provide legal representation and other resources to help individuals seeking to expunge cannabis convictions from their records.
A Must-Read @washingtonpost editorial. Unlike criminal cases, there's no right to counsel in civil legal cases. But the stakes are often just as high - from losing your parental rights to losing your home. That's a "profound injustice." https://wapo.st/3810O1A
Our February newsletter is out! Learn about grant opportunities for the new IEJF-led statewide eviction response. Plus, check out an interview with Maurice Rice of @CGLA on the power of expungement and the impact of the #NewLeafIllinois network. https://bit.ly/2ZKErZs