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Parent Mentor Program Celebrates Statewide Expansion, Urges Legislators To Continue Funding (Video)

"Trained parents are now incorporated into more than 400 classrooms across Illinois. Training is provided by 13 grassroots organizations, including founding organizations like the Logan Square Neighborhood Organization and Southwest Organizing Project."

LSNA Fights for a Responsible State Budget

This year, the state of Illinois has a terrible cold. Next year, it could be pneumonia. This year the state made deep, damaging cuts to education, health care, human services, and public safety, plus thousands of layoffs. Next year could be much worse – if state legislators do not raise sufficient revenue.