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  1. Article number 1 - Criminal Justice Symposium
  2. Article number 2 - Illinois Human Rights Act
  3. Article number 3 - How Do I?
  •  Criminal Justice Symposium

    Criminal Justice Symposium

    ​The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation and Cook County Bar Association are hosting a Criminal Justice Symposium at the University of Illinois at Chicago on April 1, 2017.

    This event is an opportunity to inform the community about the Black Caucus' agenda, to address the disparities in our criminal justice system, and have dialogue with the community about how they think criminal justice reform policies should be shaped.

  •  Illinois Human Rights Act

    Illinois Human Rights Act

    The Department of Human Rights administers the Illinois Human Rights Act ("Act"). The Act prohibits discrimination in Illinois with respect to employment, financial credit, public accommodations and housing. The Act also prohibits sexual harassment in education.

  •  How Do I?

    How Do I?

    ·       File a Charge
    ·       Respond to a Charge
    ·       Check the Status of my Case
    o   Contact us: E-mail OR
    o   phone - (312) 814-4294 
    ·       Register for an IDHR number
    ·       Request a FOIA
    ·       Register for Trainings & Workshops  
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