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Human Rights

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As the region braces for an arctic blast this weekend, there aren't many places for people experiencing homelessness to go.

Advocates of the so-called Illinois Human Rights Act "expansion bill" are urging Governor Bruce Rauner to sign that piece of legislation, which is currently on his desk. Otherwise, without his action, it would die by mid-August.

MCLP Graduation Speaker Aims To Change Biased Systems

Apr 26, 2018
Courtesy of Charlene Carruthers

Community activist and author Charlene Carruthers says she believes in asking questions that challenge people and might even make some feel uncomfortable.

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From recent airstrikes on Syria to President Trump’s immigration policies, human rights issues are a constant in today's headlines.