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Lawsuit filed against CPS

Chicago Students With Disabilities No Longer to Be Excluded From Free School Lunches

June 29, 2021

A judge granted preliminary approval for settlement of lawsuit against Chicago Public Schools for excluding students with disabilities from their free breakfast and lunch programs.

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The Supreme Court saved the Affordable Care Act (ACA). So What's Next?

The Supreme Court Saved the Affordable Care Act — What’s Next?

June 28, 2021

The Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act. Here’s what’s next in the fight for health justice.

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June 27 is National HIV Testing Day

Guest Blog | My Test, My Way: National HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2021

Today is National HIV Testing Day. Here’s what that means.

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Staff Spotlight: Melissa Famularo

June 24, 2021

Legal Council’s Staff Spotlight series showcases the team leading the fight for health justice in Illinois.

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A Legacy of Inequities: Juneteenth in 2021

June 17, 2021

Legal Council celebrates the freedom and resilience represented by Juneteenth, while committing to continue fighting the systemic racism until it has been eradicated.

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Celebrating Health Justice Leaders: Kimball & Karen Anderson

May 20, 2021

Kimball Anderson and Karen Gatsis Anderson are longtime Legal Council supporters and devoted leaders in the health justice movement.

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Client Focus: Samuel

May 19, 2021

People with HIV still face stigma and potentially seismic fallout if their status is disclosed without their permission.   

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URGENT: File a Witness Slip to Support Students with Disabilities

May 14, 2021

Legal Council calls on allies to file a witness slip for House Bill 2748 to support students with disabilities.

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Share your Illinois Medicaid story

New Initiative Collects Medicaid Experiences from Illinoisans

May 11, 2021

Legal Council and partner organizations announce new initiative allowing people to share their experiences with IL Medicaid.

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