Advocacy and Public Policy - Illinois
Voices for Illinois Children http://www.voices4kids.org/
- Illinois Kids Count 2010 Report http://www.voices4kids.org/library/KC10_economic_crisis.html
Illinois Chapter, NASW http://www.naswil.org/
ARC of Illinois http://www.thearcofil.org/
Equip for Equality - Illinois http://www.equipforequality.org/
Juvenile Justice Initiative http://www.jjustice.org/
Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority http://www.icjia.state.il.us/public/
Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission http://gac.state.il.us/
"Justice and the Safety Net", white paper from Lutheran Advocacy of Illinois http://www.lutheranadvocacy.org/JusticeAndTheSafetyNet.html
Illinois Life Span Project http://www.illinoislifespan.org/
NAMI Illinois (National Alliance of the Mentally Ill) http://il.nami.org/
State of the States in Disabilities Report (Coleman Foundation) https://www.cu.edu/ColemanInstitute/stateofthestates/index.html
Advocacy, Laws, and Public Policy - United States
National Assocation of State Legislatures http://www.ncsl.org/ (Look under Issues and Research)
Economic Policy Institute (EPI) on-line publications related to health policy and managed care including The State of Working America, 1998-99.
Mathematica Policy Research organization.
Case for Inclusion - http://www.ucp.org/medicaid/main.cfm The Case for Inclusion 2009 ranks all 50 States and the District of Columbia on how well they are providing community-based supports to Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities being served by Medicaid. The report uses existing methodology first implemented in 2007.