Warehouse Workers for Justice Named As a Recipient of Cook County and Chicago Bar Foundation Outreach Grants
On Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, Cook County and Chicago Bar Foundation announced recipients of $180K in outreach grants to community-based organizations.
"Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and Chicago Bar Foundation Executive Director Bob Glaves announced the recipients of $180k worth of outreach grants to 24 community-based organizations across Cook County. The grants will fund community outreach efforts for Cook County Legal Aid for Housing and Debt (CCLAHD). CCLAHD is a county-wide initiative aimed at helping residents resolve eviction, foreclosure, debt, and tax deed issues through free legal aid, mediation services, case management and connections to resources."
"Launched in November 2020, CCLAHD provides free services for tenants and landlords dealing with evictions, property owners who are behind on their mortgage payments or property taxes, and creditors or debtors with issues related to consumer debt. Services are provided free to participants regardless of income and are available in all languages. Participants are welcome to enroll regardless of nationality or documentation status."
Warehouse Workers for Justice (WWJ) was named a recipient among other groups, including: