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We Fought Back

In 2021, because of the commitment of supporters and activists like you, the courage of our clients, and the strength of our partnerships the ACLU of Illinois continued to protect and expand civil...

Women's and Reproductive Rights

Testimony on HB 370: Youth Health and Safety Act

During the 2021 Veto Session, advocates including Emily Werth and Hon. Susan Fox Gillis testified before committee in support of HB 370, a measure that repealed the Parental Notice of Abortion Act...

LGBTQ and HIV Advocacy

Testimony on DCFS' Care for LGBTQ Youth

A state report recently found that DCFS fails to meet the needs of LGBTQIA youth in their care. Heidi Dalenberg recently testified in a committee on a way forward for the agency.

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