Residents testified mainly on the impact of cuts to mental health clinics, public worker retiree health care and education.
Candlelight vigils were held nationwide mourning the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre. They promised hope for a national conversation and vows for action on mental health care and gun control.
Marian Bacon has worked at The Memphis Center for Independent Living, an action and advocacy organization for people with disabilities, for over five years.
According to a report released Thursday, July 28, by the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice, the state's eight juvenile detention centers have "serious deficiencies."
CHICAGO – After dozens of mental health patients and community activists led a rally here, August 27, at City Hall to keep five public mental health clinics open, a top city health official said it has no plans of closing any of the 12 centers.