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First Defense Legal Aid, through a nationally unique 24/7/365 hotline, provides a free and reliable lawyer to individuals who are in custody at Chicago police stations, representing them at the station (and suburban Cook County police stations for some juvenile suspects). FDLA also promotes police accountability and the protection of civil rights through street outreach, classroom presentations, and community programs.
Help Low-income, Working Families with their Taxes this Tax Season Learn More
Join Center for Economic Progress and Ladder Up as a volunteer tax preparer, tax site specialist, or savings coach. Volunteers will prepare current year, prior year, and amended income tax returns free of charge for income-eligible families.
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