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First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Community Groups Propose Deporter-in-Chief Exhibit for Obama Library

CHICAGO, Sept. 25 -- The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights issued the following news release: Due to President Obama's unwillingness to act on immigration, community groups, and undocumented immigrants have started accepting contributions ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

National Voter Registration Day in Chicago

A powerful and diverse coalition of community organizations hit the streets on Sept. 23 to register thousands of new voters across Illinois as part of the third annual National Voter Registration Day.“National Voter Registration Day is the largest one-day ... [Published Extra News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hunger makes school harder: School breakfast campaign launches, urges teachers, parents to request breakfast for their schools

"We believe school breakfast is a critical tool in addressing hunger," said Kate MaehrMore than 1 in 5 children in Illinois"Alternative breakfast models like `Breakfast in the Classroom' and `Grab `n' Go' are proven strategies that safely and efficiently ... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Longtime agency head sets retirement

BLOOMINGTON — The longtime executive director of an agency that helps Central Illinois older adults to lead healthy and independent lives is retiring.Mike O'Donnell — who has been with the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging since 1979 and has ... [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Protecting Crime Victims In Illinois

Advocacy groups are pushing for the passage of a proposed mendment to the state constitution that they say would increase accountability for Illinois courts and provide better protection of crime victims' rights.Marsy's Law is essentially an update to ... [Published 1470 WMBD - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

President Unveils Campaign to End Sexual Assualt

, 09:57 PM CDTPresident Barack Obama, unveiling a new plan today he hopes will curb sexual assaults on college campuses.It's called the "It's on Us" campaign.The White House says the initiative's goal is to create a new energy and awareness around the ... [Published My Fox Illinois - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Report cites obstacles for foreign-trained nurses in Illinois

As the report details, Illinois’ growing immigrant and refugee population is creating an increasing need for health care services provided in a linguistically appropriate and culturally sensitive manner.IENs have both the nursing education, experience ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Obama’s delay on immigration reform angers reformers

in Immigration| DeportationLuis GutierrezOver the weekend, the Obama administration announced it would be holding off on signing an executive order on immigration reform. The reform could potentially create a path to legal status for millions of undocumented ... [Published Extra News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Grants for justice system programs

ILLINOIS--More than 2 million dollars is coming back to communities in Illinois. The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded the grants. They will support the establishment or enhancement of several justice.The Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault ... [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Crime victims rights advocates push for amendment's passage

By DON O'BRIENHerald-Whig Staff WriterJennifer Bishop-Jenkins lost her sister, her brother-in-law and their unborn child nearly 25 years ago in a triple homicide in the Chicago suburb of Winnetka.Bishop-Jenkins' family was told at the time there was no ... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

County drug court gets $200,000 grant

Sangamon County has been awarded a $200,000 U.S. Department of Justice grant to enhance its drug court services. The announcement Monday was among more than $2 million in grants from DOJ to support the establishment or enhancement of several justice system ... [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Virtual legal clinic will help domestic violence victims

MOLINE -- A virtual clinic will allow local victims of domestic violence to get free legal advice.Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon gave a demonstration of how the system works Thursday at Family Resources on 47th Avenue in Moline. She sat in front of a ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 06 2014]

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"Alternative breakfast models like `Breakfast in the Classroom' and `Grab n Go' are proven strategies that safely and efficiently make food accessible to schoolchildren," said State Superintendent of Education Christopher A Koch .  "We encourage schools across the state to consider implementing these models as well as the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), which streamlines the meal application process for schools in low-income areas.""
"He's just done wonders to grow the area agency, mostly by taking in partners to help to get the work done" said Ruth Ann Lipic, first vice chairwoman of the agency's board
"So there's no victim voice at all now in the court record," she said. "It's a problem because even all these years later, he's still got an appeal, a new trial."

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Community Groups Propose Deporter-in-Chief Exhi... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Sep 26 2014]
National Voter Registration Day in Chicago [Published Extra News - Sep 26 2014]
Hunger makes school harder: School breakfast ca... [Published Wall Street Select - Sep 24 2014]
Hunger makes school harder: School breakfast ca... [Published CW Atlanta - Sep 24 2014]
Longtime agency head sets retirement [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 24 2014]
Protecting Crime Victims In Illinois [Published 1470 WMBD - Sep 24 2014]
Central Illinois Colleges Leading the Charge Ag... [Published WYZZ-TV - Sep 23 2014]
President Unveils Campaign to End Sexual Assualt [Published My Fox Illinois - Sep 20 2014]
Illinois awards $25.8 million in health outreac... [Published Crains ChicagoBusiness - Sep 19 2014]
Chicago’s first openly gay Latino candidate for... [Published Extra News - Sep 19 2014]
September 23 – An Earth Day for Voters [Published Balita - Sep 17 2014]
Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcet... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 17 2014]
Election 2014: Rockford groups backs Illinois a... [Published Rockford Register Star - Sep 16 2014]
Illinois latino voters down from national average [Published WGEM.com - Sep 15 2014]
Report cites obstacles for foreign-trained nurs... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 14 2014]
Need a state job? Get those political connections [Published Pantagraph.com - Sep 12 2014]
Obama’s delay on immigration reform angers refo... [Published Extra News - Sep 12 2014]
They won’t quit immigration reform [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 11 2014]
Domestic Violence in Our Community [Published My Fox Illinois - Sep 10 2014]
Grants for justice system programs [Published WCIA 3 - Sep 10 2014]
County sees drop in motor fuel tax revenue [Published Marion Daily Republican - Sep 09 2014]
Crime victims rights advocates push for amendme... [Published Quincy Herald-Whig - Sep 09 2014]
Victim's rights finally on the Illinois ballot [Published KHQA 7 Online - Sep 09 2014]
County drug court gets $200,000 grant [Published State Journal-Register - Sep 08 2014]
Obama’s immigration decision could hurt Dems in... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 08 2014]
Virtual legal clinic will help domestic violenc... [Published Quad-Cities Online - Sep 06 2014]
Virtual legal clinic for domestic violence surv... [Published WQAD - Sep 05 2014]
Openly gay Latino runs for 35th Ward alderman [Published Windy City Times - Sep 03 2014]
Duckworth: Immigration reform about ‘being humane’ [Published Elgin Courier News - Aug 29 2014]
Opinion: Chris Christie Doesn't Like Democracy [Published NBC Chicago - Aug 26 2014]
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Chicago Mayor Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Garcet... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 17 2014]
National initiative to aid eligible permanent residents complete the path towards American citizenship through expanded naturalization and financial capability programs SOURCE: Citi DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, September 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, Chicago ...
Chicago Public School Performance Test Asked St... [Published Think Progress - May 29 2014]
<img src="http://thinkprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/aint-got-no-time-for-deportation-e1398343498438-638x390.jpg" alt="Two student activists from nearby Georgetown University at the April 5th rally outside the White House, hold signs that read, ...
How Influential Immigrant Rights Group Used Pol... [Published Firedoglake - May 05 2014]
Jose “Ze” Garcia (middle right), who was later arrested, is confronted by SEIU marshal and ICIRR marshal. “What’s your point?” SEIU marshal asks. On May Day, a coalition of immigrant rights groups in Illinois called for a massive mobilization to ...
Raise Illinois Coalition Applauds Governor Quin... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Mar 13 2014]
CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Pat Quinn invited actor Martin Sheen to hold a press event today with the Raise Illinois coalition at Saint Pius church in Chicago to make the case for raising the minimum wage in Illinois. Sheen, ...
Low-Wage Workers Elated After Governor Quinn Ca... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Jan 29 2014]
Raise Illinois Coalition Issues Statement After Governor Calls for Swift Action to Solve Income Inequality CrisisSPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Quinn called on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage in Illinois ...
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