May 2014 – E-Newsletter 1

Every Picture Tells A Story

Equal Justice Illinois Campaign Gets a New Look

Legislators receive piles of position papers or “one-pagers” every day making the case for policy changes and more funding.  Getting noticed in the sea of paper, advocates and lobbyists can be difficult.  Yet in this tough budget climate, strong message delivery is crucial. Keep reading to see our new info graphic that lets the pictures tell the story.  » READ MORE

Justice in Action: Legal Aid Profile

Edith felt trapped in an abusive marriage. After another vicious beating, Edith turned to Legal Aid for help and found that “It was like a door opened.  There was so much help.” » READ MORE

Take Action

Sing it loud!  Sing it proud!  Let your state legislators know that you support state funding for civil legal aid.  The legal aid appropriation passes through Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s budget.  She is requesting level funding for the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation.  Use our Advocacy Tool Box to send a message of support to your legislators. » READ MORE