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Agency Expansion

Historically, AIDS Legal Council 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, case managers and service providers; individual and impact litigation; and administrative and legislative advocacy. Now, we are expanding our mission to serve two additional populations: persons who are homeless and disabled (SSI Homeless Outreach Project); and children with disabilities and chronic health conditions and their families (Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children). The Chicago Medical-Legal Partnership for Children is an established, research-based intervention that joins medical care, social support services, and expert legal assistance to improve care, promote better health and lower costs. Each year, our program connects hundreds of underserved and at-risk children and families in Chicago to...

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Board of Ambassadors

Our 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 and other chronic, disabling and stigmatized health conditions, as well as our educational initiatives and advocacy programs. CURRENT BOARD OF AMBASSADORS Caroline Bilicki (Illinois Legal Aid Online) Lauren Carter (Wry Wit, Inc.) Allison Castillo (Cook County Public Guardian) Maggie Connell (Cook County Public Guardian) Stacey Dembo (Law Offices of Stacey J. Dembo) Angelo DiBartolomeo (Clark Hill PLC) Sue Fisher-Yellen Mary Hogue (Taproot Foundation) Kevin Keene (Trexin Consulting) Bob Kovats (McMaster-Carr Supply Company) Sarah Marmor (Scharf Banks Marmor LLP) Chris McAdam (Kirkland & Ellis LLP) Jonathan Motto (McDermott Will & Emery LLP) Craig Nadborne (Bradford Allen Realty Services) Rachel O’Kunis-Ruttenberg (Family Defense Center) Alexius O’Malley (Seyfarth Shaw LLP) Tim Pickert (Kirkland & Ellis...

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