March 10, 2016

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On Thursday, March 10, 2016, 9:19 AM, State Representative La Shawn K. Ford <> wrote:

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March 7, 1965 Bloody Sunday  50 years ago LBJ announced the Voter's Right Act of 1965
March 7, 1965 Bloody Sunday
50 years ago LBJ announced the Voter's Right Act of 1965

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Community News

End Red Light Cameras In Chicago

It is only fair to the people that drive the streets of Chicago that a moratorium be placed on the automated traffic violation system, or red light camera system, until it has been determined that the process is fair and just. Fair and just practices should be the goal of government in Illinois, as it aims to protect the welfare and safety of everyone living in and visiting Illinois.

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Free STI/HIV/AIDS Testing and Treatment

The Chicago Department of Public Health provides free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at the Specialty Clinics. The CDPH Care Clinic provide HIV and primary care services for patients living with HIV. Click The Image Above For The List of Clinics 

Need To File a Report to The City?

Click the Chicago Flag Image to Access The List of Reports You Can File Through The City of Chicago Website.

Meet Joyanna
This outgoing young lady loves spending time with people. Whether she's singing, dancing, or playing with her siblings, Joyanna likes to be in the middle of the action. 

Her enthusiasm extends to school as well, where she does well academically and regularly volunteers to answer questions in class. During her quieter moments, Joyanna enjoys playing cards (especially Uno) and video games (especially Wii Sports).
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Military Service Pass

Active U. S. Military personnel in full uniform and presenting their United States Armed Forces ID, or personnel and qualifying disabled veterans with a Military Service Pass may ride free on CTA buses and trains-we've provided free rides for over 8,000 veterans in the area we serve!

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Veteran's Designation on Illinois driver's license or ID Cards. The veteran's designation will help ensure our military veterans receive the services and benefits for which they are entitled. First, veterans must visit their nearest IDVA Veteran Service Officer and get their DD-214 certified.  

Then the veteran may apply for a new, renewal or updated driver's license or ID card at any Secretary of State Driver Service's facility. There is no additional cost for first-time driver's license applicants and renewals, but if veterans chooses to update there's a small charge. For more information, veterans may contact the IVDA at 1-800-437-9824 FREE
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Veterans Mortgage and Foreclosure Assistance
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Volunteers of America National Conference Rosemont, IL

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Jesse Brown VA
820 S. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612

Important Community Information
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Chicago Austin, Oak Park

Berwyn ,Riverside, North Riverside

Proviso Township, Forest Park, La Grange

La Grange Park, Western Springs

Pro Bono Legal Help

What is Pro Bono?

Pro Bono publico (English: for the public good; usually shortened to pro bono) is a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment or at a reduced fee as a public service. Unlike traditional volunteerism, it is service that uses the specific skills of professionals to provide services to those who are unable to afford them.

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Find Grants and Opportunities

Guidance and key resources to help eligible grantseekers find information on federal grants, loans, and nonfinancial assistance for projects, as well as on private funding. Prepared by the Congressional Research Service for Members of Congress.

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IL State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford | | Chicago Ave Office: 773-378-5902 - Oak Park Office: 708-445-3673 |
IL State Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, 4800 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651
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