Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Honors Attorney General Kwame Raoul with Champion of Justice Award
(CHICAGO)…. The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) presented Attorney General Kwame Raoul with its 2022 Champion of Justice Award at its Annual Meeting today. Attorney General Raoul was singled out for the honor because of his dedication to protecting the
Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Awards More Than $1.3 Million in State Grants to Legal Aid Organizations
(CHICAGO)…. The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) has awarded more than $1.3 million in state grants to 23 nonprofit programs that provide free legal assistance and information to struggling Illinois residents. This funding for 2022 will help more people resolve
More than 1,300 Illinois residents have taken first step to clearing records, thousands more still eligible CHICAGO (November 15, 2021) – New Leaf Illinois, a five-year pilot program developed by the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF) that offers free cannabis
More than 71,000 Illinoisans eligible for cannabis record expungement if they can navigate through a complicated court process. New Leaf Illinois can help. CHICAGO (November 19, 2020) – The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), today announced the launch of New
The Program Officer will manage all three of the IEJF’s grant cycles from top to bottom. He/she/their will staff the committees associated with each appropriation and report to the Executive Director. The Program Officer will join a small but mighty team consisting of the Executive Director, two program coordinators (part-time contractors) and a part-time office administrator. The Program Officer is a pivotal member of the team, contributing to idea generation, strategic thinking, organizational networking and collaborative team dynamics.
The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), the not-for-profit entity responsible for distributing, monitoring and advocating for the state appropriation for civil legal aid for marginalized Illinoisans, proudly announces the newest members of its Board of Directors and its Officers for fiscal year 2021.