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Major new resource to stem the tide of evictions - Cook County's new Early Resolution Program will provide free legal aid, counseling, pre-court mediation and case management for residents & landlords dealing with evictions and delinquent property taxes.

Our November newsletter is out! Read all about the launch of New Leaf Illinois to help clear cannabis convictions & see what we're thankful for this holiday.

Your criminal record might make it harder to get hired, harder to pursue education, or harder to rent housing.

It doesn’t have to be that way. #NewLeafIllinois can help you clear your eligible cannabis record. Visit

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (@_IEJF) launched New Leaf Illinois, a program created to help thousands of Illinois residents remove marijuana related arrests or convictions from their records.

Thanks to the @dailyherald for covering the launch of #NewLeafIllinois. The IEJF is proud to partner with civil legal aid and advocacy orgs across the state to help undo the wrongs of the war on drugs by bringing free assistance to people impacted by cannabis convictions.

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