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Legal Council for Health Justice conducts education, outreach, and advocacy to address discrimination, disadvantage, and disparities in health, wealth, and well-being across the lifespan of vulnerable populations. We target people impacted by chronic, disabling and stigmatizing health and social conditions to empower them to lead fulfilling lives, reach their self-determined goals, and secure and plan their futures. Our award-winning medical-legal partnership programs provide highly specialized “legal care” in partnership with health and community providers to protect individual rights and maximize access to health, education, and a responsible safety net.

Over the years, our legal team has been on the forefront of shaping, expanding, and defending against discrimination in every major health care program in Illinois, and providing millions of vulnerable adults and children with access to health coverage and economic security.

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#CPS Special Education families: There are two more opportunities to share input with the ISBE inquiry team. The inquiry team is looking for evidence that CPS prevented or delayed the delivery of appropriate services to diverse learners in the last two years. The next hearing will take place on Monday, Feb 26 at 2216 S. Wentworth Ave from 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Additional hearings will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 27 and Wednesday, Feb. 28. Share your story if your child isn't receiving or was delayed in receiving the services they need. For more background info, visit: ... See MoreSee Less

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