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4th Annual May Ball was a Derby Day Success!

Thanks to all those who supported the 4th Annual May Ball on May 5 at the stunning home of Dr. Nabeela Rasheed and Fawzia Mirza. Over 175 attendees packed the house on the most beautiful evening of the year to date, donning derby attire (read: big, bold hats) with lots of festive spring color! We even had a surprise visit from a horse and some jockeys!   Clear your calendar for Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the 5th Annual May Ball! “More now then ever we need an organization like this… With this current [presidential] administration we’ve seen attacks on access to healthcare, attacks on trans rights, attacks on women’s rights and attacks on immigration. With more people involved. it’s more essential. […] If we don’t take care of our community, no one will take care of it for us.” –...

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Beyond Shame & Stigma

Our sold out panel discussion “HIV Criminalization: Beyond Shame & Stigma,” co-sponsored with our friends at TPAN, was a great success this past Thursday, Feb 15. The expert panel included Maurice Chapman formerly of South Suburban HIV/AIDS Regional Clinics, Dr. Trevor Hoppe of SUNY-Albany and author of Punishing Disease, Vera Lamarr of Sex Workers Outreach Project, and Scott Schoettes of Lambda Legal.

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On to 2018

Did you know that we have a big birthday coming up? Legal Council is turning 30!

Together we have accomplished so much in those 30 years. Your support has provided tens of thousands of people facing illness and disability with the opportunity to pursue their full potential. But the political climate is working against us all. This will likely be one of the most challenging years ever.

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Moving 2017

Legal Council for Health Justice has moved its office as of Feb. 3, 2017. Please find us in our new home at: 17 N. State Street, Suite 900 Chicago, IL...

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‘Hamilton’ Chicago Premiere

Experience the Broadway hit Hamilton on OPENING NIGHT in Chicago: Tuesday, September 27, 2016! Limited tickets still available, but they won’t last long. Click HERE to grab your tickets now or visit By attending this special premiere event, you are directly supporting the Legal Council for Health Justice’s programs serving low-income people with HIV, individuals facing homelessness, and children with chronic illness. On behalf of the over 1,700 people in need to whom the Council will provide free, immediate legal help this year, thank...

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Board of Ambassadors Spring Fling

You’re invited to Legal Council for Health Justice’s Board of Ambassadors SPRING FLING on Thursday, March 10, at stunning Beane Hall, located at Loyola School of Law, just off Michigan Avenue. The Council’s Board of Ambassadors is a diverse group of dedicated professionals who help to increase awareness of the Council and to support its services for low-income people with HIV, individuals at-risk of becoming homeless, and children with disabilities, as well as our educational initiatives and advocacy programs. Join us for appetizers, cocktails, and fun! Visit or click HERE for tickets.  We look forward to seeing you at the SPRING FLING!...

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