Celebrating #LegalCouncilPride

This Pride Month, Legal Council for Health Justice had a blast participating in the Chicago Pride Parade!   We would like to thank not only the Chicago Spirit Brigade for raising funds for our programs but also to everyone who marched with us. Happy Pride!  

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Pharmacies: An Endangered Species

A growing trend in the low income neighborhoods of Chicago is causing a great deal of concern for public health. Compared to white neighborhoods, black and Latino communities are being labeled as pharmacy deserts. “Pharmacy deserts” are neighborhoods that are suffering from various pharmacy closures. These vulnerable communities are usually less affluent and home to minorities and senior citizens. When pharmacies close, these residents are left behind without basic needs.

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