Nichols Bill Would Provide Plant-Based School Lunch Alternative

CHICAGO – State Rep. Cyril Nichols, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation that would direct school districts to provide vegetarian or vegan school lunch options to students who request it. “As a former high school athlete, coach, and the current District Director of...

Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....