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Cohen_PressRelease_Final Cohen_PressRelease_Final.pdf State of Illinois Sued for Massive Medicaid Delay May 16, 2018 4:31 pm
ISBE board meeting advisory 5-15-18 ISBE-board-meeting-advisory-5-15-18.pdf Teachers, leaders, families, and legal advocates respond to ISBE decision on outside CPS special education monitor May 16, 2018 10:37 am
New survey shows CPS special ed problems persist despite ISBE probe Final-ISBE-probe-survey-release-5-9-18.pdf Parents, teachers say CPS hasn't fixed problems, independent monitoring team needed May 9, 2018 1:13 pm
Stock Albuterol Asthma Rescue Medication Press Release 04-27-2018 Stock-Albuterol-Asthma-Rescue-Medication-Press-Release-04-27-2018.pdf Stock Asthma Rescue Medication Legislation Aims to Protect Students with Asthma May 2, 2018 12:01 pm
2016 09 29 LCHJ CPS SpEd Transportation Press Release 2016-09-29-LCHJ-CPS-SpEd-Transportation-Press-Release.pdf Chicago Public Schools Vows to Fix Transportation Policy After Parent and Advocate Outcry February 21, 2018 3:37 pm
ICDD EI Lead Press Release 20171110-ICDD-EI-Lead-Press-Release-Final.pdf Legal Council Awarded Innovation Grant from Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities November 10, 2017 11:56 am
Governor Signs “Stay Put” Legislation Making it Easier to Resolve Special Education Disputes 16-HB2618-Stay-Put-Bill-final.pdf HB 2618 Helps Families Pursue Mediation Instead of Lawsuits August 22, 2017 1:50 pm
¡BIENVENIDOS! 2017 Press Release Bienvenidos-Press-Release-08042017.pdf Legal Council for Health Justice Celebrates Mexico with ¡BIENVENIDOS! Benefit on August 17 August 4, 2017 1:12 pm
memisovski-motion-release_20170630 memisovski-motion-release_20170630.pdf State of Illinois Ordered to Increase Monthly Payments for Healthcare June 30, 2017 6:29 pm
Lefkow Medicaid Court Order Press Release Lefkow-Order-Press-Release_June72017_FINAL.pdf State of Illinois Ordered to Increase Payments on $2 Billion in Overdue Medicaid Bills Caused by State Budget Impasse June 8, 2017 10:03 am
2017 May Ball Press Release 2017-May-Ball-Press-Release.pdf Legal Council for Health Justice Blasts from the Past with Third-Annual May (Disco) Ball on May 6 April 7, 2017 11:38 am
Legal Council and Howard Brown expand partnership LCHJ-HBH-legal-clinic-expansion-1.31.17.pdf Legal Council and Howard Brown Health Expand Partnership Thanks to Foundation Support January 31, 2017 10:51 am
Social Emotional Screening Bill Press Release 20170130-Social-Emotional-Screening-Bill-Press-Release-final.pdf New law to help identify and address developmental and mental health challenges in children earlier January 30, 2017 2:28 pm
New Location Press Release 17-LCHJ-New-Location-Press-Release.pdf Legal Council Main Office Moving to Expanded Space in Chicago Loop January 27, 2017 3:07 pm
Civil Legal Aid and Private Bar Partners Win Momentous Court of Appeals OB-v-Norwood-Court-Appeal-Press-Release_20160925.pdf Seventh Circuit Upholds Order Against Illinois Health Officials September 26, 2016 3:29 pm
Two Illinois Nonprofits to Benefit from First Night of Hamilton in Chicago 20160926-AHam-Press-Release.pdf Theatergoers attending the first performance of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” in Chicago will also be supporting Legal Council for Health Justice. September 26, 2016 3:22 pm
Asthma-HB6333-press-release 2016-09-12-Press-release-asthma-HB-6333-final.pdf New law to help students with asthma in school September 12, 2016 2:29 pm
May Ball 2016 press release May-Ball-2016-press-release.pdf Second-annual May Ball to benefit Legal Council for Health Justice July 26, 2016 3:42 pm
Cuba Libre media release Cuba-Libre-media-release.pdf Cuba Libre: Holiday in Havana - Annual summer fundraiser at Sidetrack July 26, 2016 3:34 pm
Case Manager and Paralegal Justin Hayford Named 2016 Liberty Bell Award Winner 20160426-2016-Liberty-Bell-Award-to-Justin-Hayford.pdf Annual Award Honors Non-Lawyer Working In the Legal System April 26, 2016 3:53 pm
OB v Norwood Court Order Press Release 20160406-OB-v-Norwood-Court-Order-Press-Release_final.pdf Advocates Win Despite Supreme Court Rulings Hindering Ability to Challenge States for Insufficient Services April 6, 2016 6:21 pm
MCOs to Honor 2 Nonprofits IAMHP-joint-press-release-final.pdf Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans to Honor Legal Council for Health Justice and Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law November 4, 2015 10:15 am
Illinois Still Jeopardizing Health of Children, People with Disabilities, and Elderly Across the State by Avoiding Court-Ordered Payments for Medicaid-Funded Health Services Beeks-Memi-presser1.pdf September 3, 2015 6:16 pm
2015-Charter-School-Health-Safety-Law-Release 2015-Charter-School-Health-Safety-Law-Release.pdf Governor Rauner Signs Legislation Ensuring Equal School Health and Safety Protections for Illinois Charter School Students August 11, 2015 6:00 pm
Illinois Officials Promise to Pay for Health Care Services Rendered to Medicaid Beneficiaries Without Delays Caused by the Budget Impasse beeks-release-final.pdf Beeks consent decree leveraged to release federal Medicaid payments across the state August 5, 2015 3:39 pm
Illinois Must Pay Health Care Providers for Services Rendered to Cook County Medicaid Beneficiaries, Despite Budget Impasse memisovski-joint-press-release-final.pdf Ruling Restores State Funding for Early Intervention, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, and other Services that Help Vulnerable Babies and Children Develop and Thrive July 23, 2015 11:17 am
Collaborative Medical-Legal Clinic at Howard Brown Health Center April-27-2015-Collaborative-Medical-Legal-Clinic-at-Howard-Brown-Health-Center.pdf AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Collaborates with LAF and Howard Brown Health Center on Joint Medical-Legal Clinic to Advance LGBTQ Health May 7, 2015 6:37 pm
ALCC to Host First-Annual May Ball ALCC-to-Host-First-Annual-May-Ball.pdf April 16, 2015 5:29 pm
DIFFA/Chicago Grant to Support ALCC’s Expanded Free Legal Clinics April-1-2015-DIFFA-Grant-to-ALCC.pdf April 1, 2015 11:56 am
New Statewide Report Reveals Illinois Charter Schools Leave Health and Safety Behind 2015-IL-School-Health-Report-Release.pdf Only 10% of Illinois Health and Safety Laws Explicitly Applicable to Both Charter and District-Run Public Schools February 9, 2015 8:45 pm
AIDS Legal Selected as Proud to Run 2015 Beneficiary Feb-9-2015-ALCC-Selected-as-Proud-to-Run-2015-Beneficiary-.pdf February 9, 2015 10:35 am
ALCC Soul Train Summer Benefit Set for August 20 July-14-2014-Soul-Train-event-press-release.pdf July 14, 2014 12:00 am
Chicago Spirit Brigade Selects ALCC as Beneficiary for 2014 Pride Parade Performances June-11-2014-Chicago-Spirit-Brigade-press-release.pdf June 11, 2014 3:34 pm
Chicago Spirit Brigade Selects ALCC as Beneficiary for 2014 Pride Parade Performances June-11-2014-Chicago-Spirit-Brigade-press-release1.pdf June 11, 2014 3:34 pm
ALCC to Host Motown the Musical Benefit on May 1 April-18-2014-Motown-benefit-press-release.pdf April 18, 2014 11:35 am
ALCC to Welcome Tom Yates as New Executive Director March-18-Tom-Yates-announcement.pdf March 18, 2014 12:00 am
Longtime ALCC Executive Director, Ann Hilton Fisher, to Retire Feb-25-2014-Ann-Hilton-Fisher-retirement.pdf February 25, 2014 12:00 am
ALCC Board of Directors Adds New Member, Jena Levin Nov-13-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Board-of-Directors-Adds-New-Member1.pdf November 13, 2013 12:00 am
ALCC Partners with Two Influential Local Churches for Cover Your Community Day of Action Oct-30-2013-ALCC-Partners-with-Two-Influential-Local-Churches-for-Cover-Your-Community-Day-of-Action.pdf October 30, 2013 12:00 am
ALCC Executive Director to Be Honored with Two Prestigious Awards Oct-29-2013-ALCC-Executive-Director-to-Be-Honored-with-Two-Prestigious-Awards.pdf October 29, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Summer Benefit, Lost in Space, Set for August 14 at Sidetrack July-18-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Summer-Benefit-Lost-in-Space-Set-for-August-14-at-Sidetrack1.pdf July 18, 2013 12:00 am
Bill to Repeal Discriminatory HIV Notification Law Passes Illinois Senate Committee April-17-2013-Bill-to-Repeal-Discriminatory-HIV-Notification-Law-Passes-Illinois-Senate-Committee1.pdf April 17, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Commemorates 25th Anniversary at Benefit on May 9 April-15-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Commemorates-25th-Anniversary-at-Benefit-on-May-91.pdf April 15, 2013 12:00 am
Discriminatory HIV Principal Notification Law Finally Repealed May-23-2013-Discriminatory-HIV-Principal-Notification-Law-Finally-Repealed1.pdf March 23, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Advocates Praise Illinois House Vote to Repeal Discriminatory HIV Law March-8-2013-AIDS-Advocates-Praise-Illinois-House-Vote-to-Repeal-Discriminatory-HIV-Law1.pdf March 8, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago and Equality Illinois Join Forces for Theater Night Feb-28-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-and-Equality-Illinois-Join-Forces-for-Theater-Night1.pdf February 28, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Leads Effort to Repeal Discriminatory HIV Principal Notification Law Feb-25-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Leads-Effort-to-Repeal-Discriminatory-HIV-Principal-Notification-Law1.pdf February 25, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Welcomes Two New Individuals to Board of Ambassadors Feb-21-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Welcomes-Two-New-Individuals-to-Board-of-Ambassadors1.pdf February 21, 2013 12:00 am
Illinois subsidized high risk health insurance pool to stop accepting applications March 2nd Feb-15-2013-Illinois-subsidized-high-risk-health-insurance-pool-to-stop-accepting-applications-March-2nd1.pdf February 15, 2013 12:00 am
Chicago Jazz Musician Justin Hayford Plays Gershwin to Benefit ALCC Jan-9-2013-Chicago-Jazz-Musician-Justin-Hayford-Plays-Gershwin-to-Benefit-ALCC1.pdf January 9, 2013 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Expands Board of Directors with Two New Additions Jan-4-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Expands-Board-of-Directors-with-Two-New-Additions1.pdf January 4, 2013 12:00 am
ALCC Welcomes New Board Member, Adds Staff to Assist Uninsured with Health Care Enrollment, and Promotes Long-Time Staffers Sept-16-2013-ALCC-Welcomes-New-Board-Member-Adds-Staff-to-Assist-Uninsured-with-Health-Care-Enrollment-and-Promotes-Long-Time-Staffers1.pdf November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Chicago Jazz Crooner Justin Hayford Releases fourth CD to benefit ALCC Nov-27-2012-Chicago-Jazz-Crooner-Justin-Hayford-Releases-fourth-CD-to-benefit-ALCC1.pdf November 27, 2012 12:00 am
ALCC Kinky Boots event press release Aug-31-2012-ALCC-Kinky-Boots-event-press-release1.pdf August 31, 2012 12:00 am
ALCC Honored by American Bar Association with Prestigious Award Aug-3-2012-ALCC-Honored-by-American-Bar-Association-with-Prestigious-Award1.pdf August 23, 2012 12:00 am
AIDS Legal Council of Chicago Summer Benefit, Planet J-Pop, Set for August 15 at Sidetrack Aug-22-2013-AIDS-Legal-Council-of-Chicago-Summer-Benefit-Planet-J-Pop-Set-for-August-15-at-Sidetrack1.pdf July 22, 2012 12:00 am
HIV discrimination op-ed by Ann Hilton Fisher May-16-2012-HIV-discrimination-op-ed-by-Ann-Hilton-Fisher1.pdf May 16, 2012 12:00 am