Healthy Illinois Gubernatorial Candidates Forum

Arturo Velasquez — Chicago

Healthy Illinois and its partner organizations introduced community members, students, faith leaders and civic leaders to the Gubernatorial candidates of Illinois. We asked them questions about immigration and healthcare policy. Our organization has worked with public elected officials on both sides of the aisle to advocate for quality healthcare and immigration policy.


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Illinois Takes First Critical Step

Towards Comprehensive Health Coverage for Immigrant Community
May 24, 2020

The​ Illinois General Assembly passed a FY 2021 budget that funds comprehensive health coverage for immigrant seniors made especially vulnerable by the COVID-19 crisis.

New Campaign Director

October 2, 2019

Jesse Hoyt has departed from the organization. Graciela Guzman has taken his role.

Public Charge Panel

October 2, 2019

Thank you to Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and Access Living for organizing this extremely important Public Charge Panel at the Chicagoland Immigration and Disability Summit.

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