Thanks to WTTW Chicago for shining a light on domestic violence. NSLAC Executive Director Rebecca Weininger joins advocates to discuss a recent ruling by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals saying that the Second Amendment allows people accused of domestic abuse to have guns. While the ruling only applies in the 5th District, which encompasses Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi, advocates for survivors of domestic violence said the ruling could have reverberations nationwide.
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WBBM- Virtual Cooking Demos To Save Lives
“The success of that website then led us to try to find other ways to reach survivors where they are and that led to the founding of the cooking demonstration.”
Special thank you to Andy Dahn and WBBM for helping us save lives.
North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic hosts virtual cooking demonstrations with professional chefs on the second Thursday of each month, inviting anyone with questions about domestic violence to ask those questions to NSLAC attorneys anonymously in the chat. Join NSLAC in any of our upcoming demonstrations. Click here to learn more.
Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 names Board Chair Robin Powers a Notable Nonprofit Board Leader
NSLAC Board Chair Robin Powers has been named a Crain's Chicago Business 2022 Notable Nonprofit Board Leader. Shout out to the 47 noteworthy leaders from nonprofits across Chicagoland, and join us in congratulating and thanking Robin for her service.
Find out more about Board Chair Robin Powers Here
DACA 10th Anniversary- NSLAC Media Appearance
Dreamers, their families, and the advocates concerned for their protection are grateful for DACA, but they are concerned for their future in the US. NSLAC Staff Attorney Irma Wilson joined WTTW – Chicago PBS for an important conversation about DACA. Read more about this update here.