The Share the Plate recipient for the month of July is Prairie State Legal Services. https://www.pslegal.org
The mission of Prairie State Legal Services is to ensure equal access to justice and fair treatment under the law by providing legal advice and representation, advocacy, education, and outreach that serve to protect basic human needs and enforce or uphold rights.
Prairie State envisions a community where all low-income, elderly and vulnerable people have ready access to legal services to meet their basic needs and where everyone knows, understands and can exercise their rights and be treated fairly in their pursuit of justice.
IN ADDITION TO SERVING ALL LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES, PRAIRIE STATE SERVES THE UNIQUE NEEDS OF CERTAIN VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES, INCLUDING:
– Veterans, Service Members, Reservists and Their Spouses and Dependents.
– Older Adults (60+)
– People with HIV/AIDS