How Policy Works

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We tell stories about healthcare and behavioral health, veteran culture, and trauma-informed care. Our guest experts engage with policy issues around public programs and public benefits with an eye toward enhancing health security, economic security, and access to care.

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A new network helps Illinois veterans navigate legal system

Besides dealing with all the same social and legal issues as civilians, such as housing or divorce, veterans can face needs for upgraded discharge status and benefits. Zach Zarnow of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation discusses his experiences and challenges in setting up a statewide legal network for veterans in Illinois.