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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 ambassadors2016.eventbrite.com or click HERE for tickets.  We look forward to seeing you at the SPRING FLING!...

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Start spreading the news

Have you heard? “Hamilton” is coming to Chicago, and thanks to our kind partners at Broadway in Chicago, you get a twofer — you can support our cause and be the first to see this smash Broadway blockbuster musical! Visit legalcouncil.brownpapertickets.com … before they’re all gone. For sponsorship opportunities, call Kevin Mork at (312) 605-1976. Sponsors and ticket holders of orchestra, dress circle, and mezzanine seats are invited to out VIP-Pre Show Reception. Read more on our events page....

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Double the justice

This month, not one but two of the Legal Council’s former PILIs were appointed to the Public Interest Law Initiative Board as their 2015 Intern and Fellow Alumni Representatives, respectively.

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New name, same heart

Historically, AIDS Legal Council of Chicago has been the only agency in Illinois devoted exclusively to serving the legal needs of men, women, and children with HIV. Council staff and volunteers serve clients and community through individual advice and representation; training and outreach to clients and service providers; individual and impact litigation; and administrative and legislative advocacy. Recently we expanded our mission to to also stand up for individuals living with mental illness and experiencing homelessness, and to advocate for children with disabilities and chronic health conditions. In that time we’ve also expanded our work serving low-income people with HIV. We’ve started new free legal clinics all over the city and successfully fought policies that discriminate against people with HIV.  To reflect these changes, we are changing our name from AIDS Legal Council of Chicago to Legal Council for Health Justice. We’ve got a lot...

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Looking back, growing forward

The Council has grown by leaps and bounds in the last year. To reflect these changes, we are changing our name. But never fear, our three strong programs—AIDS Legal Council, the Homeless Outreach Project and the Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children—will each keep their names and continue to grow their groundbreaking education, client service, and policy work—just under the ‘umbrella’ of a new agencywide name.

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Something’s coming, something good

Countdown Countdown As you may know, the Council has grown by leaps and bounds in the last year. To reflect these changes, we are changing our name. But never fear, our three strong programs – AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, the Homeless Outreach Project and the Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children – will each keep their names and continue to grow their groundbreaking education, client service, and policy work – just under the ‘umbrella’ of a new agencywide name. Stay tuned for the big...

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