| November 18, 2019
The North Lawndale Legal Clinic will hold its monthly availability on Nov 19th from 5 to 7 p.m, with doors opening at 4 p.m. The clinic – sponsored by Winston & Strawn LLP, UCAN and LAF – will be held at 3605 W. Fillmore St. Lawyers will be available to consult about child custody and support; divorce; domestic violence; expungement; housing and eviction; powers of attorney; public benefits; and other civil legal issues.
| May 27, 2015
The youth and law project of the Wiley Resource Center hosts a weekly one-hour event every Saturday at 11 a.m. at 4540 W. Washington Blvd.
| August 17, 2012
In response to recent acts of violence across the city and nationwide, Chicago faith leaders met this week to discuss ways to prevent it and their plan for a petition drive next month.
| June 25, 2012
Most of the legislation takes effect immediately.
| June 5, 2012
The measure, which passed the Illinois General Assembly, would ban employers from requesting the information to gain access to personal details about current or potential employees.
| May 29, 2012
The bill sponsored by West Side Illinois State Sen. Kimberly Lightford passed both the House and Senate; now it’s up to Gov. Pat Quinn to sign it.
| April 3, 2012
The bill aims to give first-time, non-violent offenders a second chance after completing requirements such as community service and restitution through a two-year probation program.
| March 6, 2012
Residents are encouraged to contact state representatives in support of the bill before March 8.
| March 1, 2012
At a town hall meeting Feb. 25, he and activists urged residents to spread the word about a bill that could help ex-offenders get jobs, housing and grants for college.
| February 7, 2012
Under the new statute, it’s easier to take action against an establishment that’s become a nuisance in a community.