Empowering individuals and families impacted by gender-based violence and the child welfare system.
WE TRANSFORM LIVES
with hope and humanity
through legal advocacy and system reforM
WE STAND FOR JUSTICE
Our mission is to empower individuals and families impacted by gender-based violence or the child welfare system to achieve safety and stability through holistic legal advocacy and systemic reform.
We are working toward strong communities where people have the power to navigate fair systems and overcome violence.
1 in 4women experience serious intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
40,000 +clients served in over 30 years.
of DCFS cases successfully appealed.
1,000 +survivors of gender-based violence served every year.
Meet Lisa Lisa came from a town in Colombia that was plagued with guerrilla warfare, kidnappings, assassinations, and drugs throughout the 1990’s.
Meet Jennifer Jennifer is a volunteer caregiver with a local nonprofit. In that role, she provided care for Joshua – sometimes full-time
Meet Natasha On a warm July day, Natasha sent her children outside to play at the park right next door. She is