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The IEJF benefitted greatly from the leadership of @josephjtorres of @JennerBlockLLC. He sums up why legal aid funding is so vital: "We can't expect people to trust the legal system if it remains unavailable to those without the resources to access that system." #IEJF20

This year, turn over a new leaf & join the hundreds of Illinoisans who have already begun the cannabis expungement process.

#NewLeafIllinois can help you clear your eligible cannabis record. Get started at https://newleafillinois.org/

A true community-based organization, @uplcchicago leverages the law to affect social change. We're proud to have funded their eviction defense work and saved people from homelessness. #IEJF20

"The legal aid community knew the need for their help would be dire, as COVID-19 pummeled the economy and left people financially strapped, unemployed and unable to pay their rent." Read more about @CovidHelpIL and the vast need we are trying to address: https://www.chicagotribune.com/real-estate/ct-re-illinois-covid-help-line-tt-1207-20201208-jwzik63d5zcudf7ikseoib5ixu-story.html

It's all things 20th anniversary in our January newsletter! Read about the impact the IEJF has had as a trusted state partner & funder of legal aid programs. Plus, we welcome our new program officer, Tyrina Newkirk. Check it out! https://bit.ly/2KDMi7j

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