The Fresh Start Workshop will be on Tuesday, August 8th, from 12 PM to 6 PM at the United Way of McLean County, located at 201 E Grove St. People are encouraged to stop by anytime during the workshop and learn more about the expungement or sealing process. We will mainly be helping folks receive a copy of their criminal record, which is needed to start the process. However, there will also be volunteer attorneys Read More
By Mary Giliberti, J.D. | Jun. 16, 2017
As I’ve been thinking about the upcoming NAMI National Convention, I wanted to share some reflections with all of you on advocacy—recognizing that not everyone will be able to attend at the end of June. Advocacy has always been at the core of NAMI’s mission. It was a passion of NAMI’s founders and remains so today. Why? Because advocacy is one of the best ways we can address the systematic injustices and disparities that people with Read More
We are looking for volunteers to participate in a march to Springfield to raise the profile of the state budget impasse on mental health services. Here are the ways you can help!!!!! Marching 1 day with us: 5/24 we’ll be marching from Lexington to Bloomington (13.2 miles) 5/25 we’ll be marching from Bloomington to Funks Grove (8.3 miles) Would either of those work for you? We’d love to have you or others from your NAMI Chapter!
Attend the listening event on 5/24 Read More