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PILI Receives Eviction Response Grant

The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation and the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) have partnered to develop a statewide legal aid and mediation response to the impending eviction crisis arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. PILI is thrilled and honored to have received one of these grants and to be part of this statewide response.

Under the grant, PILI is to establish a Rapid Response Eviction Task Force calling for pro bono attorneys to provide legal help through Illinois Free Legal Answers and PILI’s other pro bono opportunities; develop training materials and resources for volunteer attorneys to assist through PILI; and promote eviction assistance available through PILI to the public. Stay tuned for more information and details on how you can help.

Posted in Pro Bono.