Founded in 1988, AIDS Legal Council of Chicago (ALCC) uses the power of the law to secure health, dignity, and stability for people with HIV, individuals facing homelessness, and chronically-ill children. We assist low-income people manage the complexities, barriers, and unique stigma they face to remaining healthy. In order to achieve our mission, our work focuses on three core areas: legal assistance, education, and public policy.
Learn more about ALCC’s free legal service programs and comprehensive educational and advocacy efforts by exploring the “Learn More” section above. As always, simply call us at 312-427-8990 with any questions you may have. We are here to help you!
Our dear friend Dr. Nabeela Rasheed now owns this architectural masterpiece, and she's opening it up to host the Council's first Saturday night benefit on May 2nd! Buy a ticket, get a peek: http://alccmayball.eventbrite.com
Did you know that--contrary to public perception--LGBT individuals are MORE likely to experience poverty than heterosexuals? Props to our friends @ Chicago House and Social Service Agency and others for bringing the important issue of LGBT poverty front and center! Let's keep the conversation moving forward. http://chicago.suntimes.com/mark-brown/7/71/476268/brown-sunday-column
Given that rates of new #HIV infection are disproportionately highest within ethnic minority populations, why are most of these "faces" white?
Are you a Seedling Supporter or a Perennial Patron? http://alccmayball.eventbrite.com #missioninbloom
No kidding. Think different Indiana (and other states that have similar laws on the books).
Did you know that even with universal coverage, treatment still fails to reach too many people living with HIV in parts of Canada?
Step one: join Host Committee. Step two: plan head-to-toe look with just the right amount of glitz and glamour. Step three: have a blast! http://alccmayball.eventbrite.com #missioninbloom
Everything's coming up...mission! You can make the difference by joining our Host Committee for our May Ball affair. http://alccmayball.eventbrite.com #missioninbloom
FTW. We filed a federal complaint with AIDS Foundation of Chicago -- in Chicago Tribune.
Are you a Blossoming Benefactor or a Supporter for all Seasons? If you love the work we do, join our Host Committee for our very first Saturday night affair. http://alccmayball.eventbrite.com #missioninbloom
"We deeply appreciate the open dialogue we had with Coventry. We shared our concerns, and they listened and talked with us," said Tom Yates, Executive Director of AIDS Legal Council of Chicago. "We are thankful that they are changing their coverage policies in Illinois and the other states in which they offer Marketplace plans. This change will have a national impact."
We got a scholarship to attend the #DoGoodData2015 conference. Psyched! http://dogooddata.com
Wow, whatta concept. h/t Sandi Weindling