The horrifying murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and others have wrenched hearts across our nation and caused enormous pain, suffering, and trauma. A … Continued
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Dear Friends of Legal Aid Chicago: As our country confronts the pandemic, the leadership here is taking all appropriate steps to ensure the health … Continued
This week, Colleen and Naeem have a conversation with Eduardo Cisneros and Anna Maitland of Legal Aid Chicago’s Immigration & Worker’s Practice Group on … Continued
Legal Aid Chicago ReceIVes $600,000 NOVO Foundation Grant TO ADVANCE SYSTEMS-BASED SOLUTIONS TO COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION New Funding Will Support … Continued
This week, Colleen and Naeem sit down with Jamie Schulte from Legal Aid Chicago’s Children and Families Practice Group to dive into education law. … Continued
Farewell and Congratulations to our former Chief Litigation Officer, now the Honorable Judge Jennifer Payne
Jennifer Payne, Legal Aid Chicago’s former Chief Litigation Officer, has worked at Legal Aid Chicago for 30 years, handling a wide variety of cases, … Continued
CHICAGO — Even though recreational marijuana use will be legal in Illinois, some people are still paying the price for low-level cannabis cases. “You … Continued
As chief operating officer, Ruby Smith oversees human resources and training at the nonprofit with a staff of 150. Smith enhanced the performance management … Continued
This week, co-hosts Naeem Nulwala and Colleen Connolly chat with Jenelle Pedroza and Alexa Bell, both social workers at Legal Aid Chicago, about the … Continued
Legal Aid Matters is back! Colleen Connolly, new co-host and staff attorney at Legal Aid Chicago, sits down with former Legal Aid Matters host … Continued
Chicago Public Schools (CPS) is currently responsible for over 350,000 children. Each day parents entrust schools to provide their children with an education in … Continued
To combat the more than 20,000 annual reports of abuse of adults over age 60 and younger adults with disabilities, the Illinois Senate by … Continued
WCPT-AM 820 – Chicago’s Progressive Talk Interviewed on: May 10, 2019 Interviewer: Joan Esposito