In light of a new study showing Illinois lagging in efforts to help fight poverty, advocates were hoping state officials rededicate themselves to the task.
Ashley Huebner, an attorney with the National Immigrant Justice Center, told the story of one girl, now 18 years old, whose odyssey Huebner says is more or less typical.
A new report shows that a third of Illinois population could be considered poor.
Chicago is abundant in luxury shops and fun winter festivals but it is also packed with those in need this holiday season. Take this opportunity to find a way to help others through a holiday gift donation.
Illinois’ “Transitional Assistance” program has helped homeless, disabled and unemployed state residents for years, but now it’s gone away, a victim of the state’s budget shortfall.