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 and their families. We assist low-income people with HIV 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!
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Are you ready to board the ALCC Soul Train on Wednesday, August 20? Better get your tickets fast! Great food, drinks, music and prizes, including two round-trip tickets to Europe courtesy of Orbitz, and a special weekend with your own Tesla Model S! Plus tons of dining, hotel, entertainment, retail and sporting prizes in our silent auction! Grab your friends, get your tickets and climb aboard!
Sometimes you just need a Tuesday smile, right? So here are a few from ALCC staffers to you. :-)
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Please join us this Friday from 6 to 8pm @ Sidetrack The Video Bar, where ALCC will be the featured community partner for Equality Illinois' First Friday event! Just $10 gets you two drink tickets + a ticket for raffle prizes, including tickets to ALCC's August 20 SOUL TRAIN event! We hope to see you on Friday. :-) https://www.facebook.com/events/622962567811633/
A few packages you can win @ our August 20 Soul Train benefit: a private, insider tour for 4 @ Tesla Motors California factory, plus a weekend with the luxurious Model S; round-trip tickets for 2 to Europe from Orbitz; 3 days + show tickets @ Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, plus much more! So put on your dancin' shoes and join us for a fabulous summer party...all in support of ALCC's free legal assistance programs! Tickets start @ just $50. http://soultrain2014.eventbrite.com
Our friends from the Chicago Spirit Brigade showed up today with a big check check to support ALCC's work assisting low-income people in need. Many thanks to them and everyone who supported us at this year's Pride Parade!
Soul Train is just over 1 month away, so grab your groovy tickets now! Raffle + silent auction prizes include round-trip tickets to Europe courtesy of Orbitz; a Tesla Motors package, Chicago neighborhood entertainment & food packages; professional sports tickets; hotel stays from Hilton, Kimpton, Swissotel, Caesars Palace, Maui Sunseeker, Millennium + much more. (This year you can even bid online + via phone so if you can't be on the Soul Train, you can still win!) ALL proceeds go directly to ALCC"s free legal service programs for people in need. Tickets via phone at 312-427-8990 or online at http://soultrain2014.eventbrite.com.
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ALCC being represented by Tom Yates, Lisa Parsons, Kevin Mork, and Esther Lee @ the lovely The Chicago Bar Association / The Chicago Bar Foundation luncheon this afternoon. And did you know that both our current and past executive director, Tom Yates and Ann Hilton Fisher, are recipients of the prestigious Thomas H. Morsch Public Service Award, which is presented each year @ this event?
ALCC is delighted to participate in The Chicago Bar Foundation's Justice Entrepreneurs Project and host Esther Lee! Here is Esther with ALCC attorney Sarah O'Connor. And yes, they really do smile this much @ the office. :-) http://chicagobarfoundation.org/news_item/nine-new-jep-participants-begin-bringing-program-full-capacity/
Hop on the Soul Train at our upcoming summer party! Cocktails by Sidetrack The Video Bar, tasty fare from Food For Thought, sweet tunes, a grand raffle, and an incredible silent auction (now with electronic bidding!) await you. Tickets start at just $50: http://soultrain2014.eventbrite.com/. We hope to see you on August 20! (P.S. Can't board the Soul Train with us? Don't forget to stock up on those raffle tickets, as you need not be present to win the fantastic giveaways!)
Please join us in welcoming our two newest staff members, Ms. Shannon Ackenhausen and Mr. Devin Garcia! Welcome to the ALCC family. :-)
ALCC was honored as the 2014 Outstanding Institution this past weekend at the Esteem Awards from PrideIndex.com. Here is our ED, Tom Yates, with the award. Thank you for recognizing ALCC's work!
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GOT MARRIED or going to do so? Then GET COVERED! Our friends from Equality Illinois, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, and Get Covered Illinois are hosting an important forum TOMORROW from 4:00 to 8:00pm at Center on Halsted!