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.
Attention community-focused legal aid groups. The Legal Empowerment Fund is considering grant proposals from orgs who combine the law with organizing to build power among people affected by injustice. @FundHumanRights Check out the RFP: https://bit.ly/351a1bk
A new statewide program has been created to help keep people in their homes and prevent foreclosures on rental property. Eviction Help Illinois provides free legal aid, mediation services, and connections to other resources including rental assistance.
Our grantees @CARPLSLegal, @LCBetterHousing & @CCR_Mediate are featured in this @StreetWise_CHI piece about efforts to stave off the eviction crisis, including the Cook Co. Early Resolution Program. https://bit.ly/3rvCVYW