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This #HispanicHeritageMonth, we're saluting IEJF Board Member Viviana Martinez. Viviana has dedicated her career to public service and has championed the rights of workers, immigrants and families facing foreclosure.

Getting an eviction notice can be scary. But you don’t have to face eviction alone. Eviction Help Illinois is a state-funded program that connects tenants to free legal aid and other resources. Help is just a call, text or web chat away. #EvictionHelpIL http://evictionhelpillinois.org

Last year alone, our grantee @CARPLSLegal provided more than 53,000 legal consultations on everyday issues via their hotline. Check out more of their impact in their latest annual report: https://bit.ly/3C1umvp

“This is an astounding decline in child poverty. Its magnitude is unequaled in the history of poverty measurement, and the single largest explanation is the growth of the safety net.” https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/11/us/politics/child-poverty-analysis-safety-net.html?smid=tw-share

Our Sept. newsletter features an interview with @ILHumanServices Secretary Grace Hou & a look at the impact of #EvictionHelpIllinois. Plus we salute retiring Chief Justice Anne Burke & welcome new Chief Justice Mary Jane Theis of the @illinoiscourts. https://bit.ly/3Sl8TTy

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