Tag: chicago

  • Open Referral for legal services in Illinois: the new IllinoisLegalAid.org

    This is a guest post from Teri Ross, Program Director for Illinois Legal Aid Online.   Illinois Legal Aid Online develops technology and information to increase access to justice for people in Illinois who may otherwise be foreclosed from it, especially for those who cannot find or afford a lawyer. Illinois Legal Aid Online, or…

  • Open Referral in Action: the Purple Binder Platform

    This is a guest post from Joseph Flesh, the co-founder of Purple Binder. We’re proud to announce one of the first instances of open, standardized community resource data in action. Purple Binder and mRelief — another emerging civic technology startup based in Chicago — are using the Open Referral standard to integrate their applications. Purple Binder matches…