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Equal Access Newsletter
News and stories about our organization.
The Prairie Fire is an annual docket of noteworthy cases and accomplishments by our attorneys at Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
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AmeriCorps recently celebrated its national recognition week March 13-19. In honor of our AmeriCorps-Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program, we are proud to highlight our Community Outreach VISTA April Foster, who will be ending three years of service with the Peoria office of Prairie State Legal Services today. The AmeriCorps-VISTA program is a national...
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In 2021, Prairie State Legal Services’ Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) represented 230 taxpayers, opened 108 new cases, and closed 103 cases. LITC helped secure $36,000 in economic impact payments, $30,600 in refunds and decrease or correct $1,119,656 in tax liabilities.
We’re excited to share that our organization has earned a 2022 Platinum Seal of Transparency with Candid! This designation allows our donors to support our work with trust and confidence by viewing our #NonprofitProfile: https://www.guidestar.org/profile/37-1030764
PSLS is pleased to welcome Jean Ruthe as its new Finance Director. She brings more than 30 years of finance experience in multiple industries, including printing, vehicle and food manufacturing, health care, and accounting and advisory services. Jean is responsible for the overall management of PSLS financial operations, including Financial Reporting, Payroll and Benefits Management, Budget Preparation and Program Reporting, and Property and Insurance.
Prairie State Legal Services is pleased to announce Thomas Dennis as the new managing attorney of its Peoria/Galesburg office.
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc., a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal services to senior citizens and low-income persons in northern and central Illinois, has named Denise E. Conklin, managing attorney of its Peoria/Galesburg office, as its new Executive Director.
Prairie State Legal Services marketing team and Rockford-based marketing and advertising agency GinestraWatson earned a Silver ADDY award from the American Advertising Federation of Northern Illinois (AAFNI) during the February 2022 awards celebration.
Community Arts Council of Kankakee County to Present “Outsider” Art of Local Artist Louis Walker, Jr. April 1-14
The Community Arts Council of Kankakee County (CAC) is pleased to present the exhibition “An Inside Look at Outsider Art,” on view April 1-14. Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism, located at 356 East Merchant Street, in downtown Kankakee, IL, will host the exhibition and sale of the work of Louis S. Walker, Jr., a Kankakee County native.