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Free Legal Aid for IL Veterans

IL-AFLAN is connecting thousands of veterans in Illinois to a coordinated network of legal services.

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Repelling Attacks on Press Freedom

Our Democracy Program outlines an updated strategy in this five-part series.

Part Five

Building an Equitable Justice System in Chicago

Illinois Justice Project's Collaborative Principles set guidelines for reforming law enforcement practices.

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Come to Cantigny

Visit Colonel McCormick’s estate to see where it all began.

Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park

Part of the Robert R. McCormick Foundations, Cantigny Park is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails and a Visitor Center with banquet and dining facilities

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Cantigny Golf

Cantigny Golf

One of the finest golf and hospitality destinations in the Midwest, Cantigny Golf includes 27 scenic holes, the year-round Cantigny Golf Academy, the 9-hole Cantigny Youth Links and a full-service clubhouse with dining and banquet facilities

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