With the launch of Justice Rising: Project 77, Lawndale Christian Legal Center is expanding our community-led and restorative justice approach from North Lawndale into three new neighborhoods – East Garfield Park, Austin and Little Village.
This has been a dream of ours for so long – to make sure there are attorneys available for every young person in this city, and real justice in each and every one of our 77 Chicago neighborhoods. Through this new partnership with Breakthrough, BUILD, and New Life Centers, we are just getting started.
At the launch event on Sept. 7, journalists throughout the city caught that vision and shared it. Here are some of their articles about it: