Everyday Justice Blog

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CARPLS 2019 Year in Review!

2020-01-15T10:18:16-06:00

1/15/20

By Nicole NeSmith, CARPLS Development & Communications Associate

CARPLS has many accomplishments from 2019 to be proud of. We unveiled our vision to make Chicago the first city in the nation to provide anyone with a civil legal problem access to an attorney consultation. Since then, we’ve been working tirelessly with our partners to make this vision a reality.

Staff Attorney Steve Prout summed up our staff pride best when […]

CARPLS 2019 Year in Review!2020-01-15T10:18:16-06:00

Know Their Name: Pro Bono Network

2020-01-15T10:07:11-06:00

12/19/19

By Nicole NeSmith, CARPLS Development & Communications Associate

CARPLS is proud of its partnerships with many Chicago-area and Illinois organizations, including this month’s feature on the Pro Bono Network. CARPLS’ Everyday Justice Blog is a showcase for all of us who are working towards the mission of access to justice.

In 2016, Forbes called Pro Bono Network (PBN) the “Uber of Legal Aid.” With nearly 400 volunteer lawyers […]

Know Their Name: Pro Bono Network2020-01-15T10:07:11-06:00

An in-depth look at IL-AFLAN

2019-11-15T14:43:46-06:00

11/11/19

By Nicole NeSmith, CARPLS Development & Communications Associate

The Illinois Armed Forces Legal Aid Network (IL-AFLAN) was created by the State of Illinois to provide wide-scale civil legal aid to veterans, military service members and their families. Veterans face some of the toughest challenges in navigating the justice system to protect their livelihoods, health, housing and families.

In Illinois alone, there are nearly 800,000 veterans and military service members and an […]

An in-depth look at IL-AFLAN2019-11-15T14:43:46-06:00