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Domestic Violence and Firearm Safety Planning Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to facilitate discussions about safety and to provide guidance on developing an individualized safety plan. It is intended for people who want to provide support to someone experiencing harm within an interpersonal or domestic-based...

2022 Illinois Gubernatorial Guide

We at The Network believe that the gubernatorial candidates’ stances on gender-based violence, reproductive rights, criminal justice reform, and gun-violence legislation all impact the lives of survivors and the organizations which serve them. The information...

Pretrial Fairness Act Handout

In January 2021, the Pretrial Fairness Act (PFA) was passed and signed into law. This historic legislation includes sweeping criminal justice system reform that also includes increased protections for survivors of gender-based violence during the pretrial process. It...

The Network’s Legislative Scorecard 2022

The 2022 session of the Illinois legislature saw the consideration of many critical bills focused on criminal justice reform survivor access to safety and justice.