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Using My Love Language To Combat Hate

2021-07-01T16:28:22-05:00

Why the Revolution will not be English-only

7/1/21

By Kimberly Leung, Managing Attorney at the Chinese American Service League and CARPLS Professionals Board member

You can be really good at something but not love it. My English is exceptional. When I became Editor-in-Chief of my college newspaper, my mom said, “That’s impressive.” She was underscoring the fact that I am the daughter of immigrants and grew up in a limited English-speaking […]

Using My Love Language To Combat Hate2021-07-01T16:28:22-05:00

CARPLS Thoughts On Racial Justice

2021-06-01T10:05:55-05:00

6/1/21

Martin Luther King said in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech on December 11, 1964:

“The richer we have become materially, the poorer we become morally and spiritually. We have learned to fly in the air like birds and swim in the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.”

Martin Luther King is often quoted, but the death of George […]

CARPLS Thoughts On Racial Justice2021-06-01T10:05:55-05:00

A Look Into the Early Resolution Program

2021-04-29T10:24:35-05:00

4/29/21

by CARPLS Legal Aid

“Amanda” was experiencing a pending eviction and was having difficulty getting answers. Unfortunately, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created economic and social turmoil in Cook County, affecting thousands of people like Amanda.

Given the high probability of a flood of evictions and consumer debt actions, the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Chicago Department of Housing, the Chicago Bar Foundation, the Chicago Bar Association, legal aid […]

A Look Into the Early Resolution Program2021-04-29T10:24:35-05:00