Finding Hope and Stability in Chicago

Homeless encampments in Chicago

This story was originally published in Legal Council’s 2019 Annual Report. Near the Dan Ryan Expressway, Chicagoans who are homeless have built a community of understanding and of survival. In 2018, our advocates started visiting a popular homeless encampment off the Dan Ryan Expressway, commonly referred to as “Ruble” among residents. Ruble is a place…

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Sexual Assault in America

Last year, women and men spoke out about being sexually assaulted by powerful men in Hollywood. Since then there have been multiple stories of people being abused by powerful men. Back in September, Judge Brett Kavanaugh appeared on Capital Hill for his Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Last week, Kavanaugh was accused by a former classmate,…

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