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The Illinois Supreme Court made a historic decision this week by upholding a law that eliminates cash bail. Illinois will now be the first state in the country to end cash bail for defendants.

Everyone should have basic workplace protections so that they can sustain themselves financially, be healthy, and be able to take care of their family.

Unfair background screening practices create barriers to housing.

The fight for racial and economic justice takes commitment from everyone—no one can stand on the sidelines anymore.

Collection of debt based on unproven overpayments deprives needy people of critical support.

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