Eric Lefkofsky Philanthropy, Chicago area

Eric Lefkofsky foundation is heavily involved in the Chicago area. He is involved in the education, Human rights, Medical and art & culture.These are some example of what it does.There is the high school bound which is a student focused website that allows students to research and learn about all high school programs offered at Chicago Public schools. It is to make it easier for students to find the correct school that will better fit their needs.The human rights section have several different sub categories.

American Civil Liberties Union:

It has been the principal protector of constitutional rights since 1929. In conjunction with ACLU it advocate racial justice – equal and fair treatment for all races religious liberty – Religious liberty is the first liberty granted to us by God and protected in the First Amendment. Freedom of expression – Right to express one’s ideas and opinions freely through speech, writing, and other forms of communication but without deliberately causing harm to others’ character and/or reputation by false or misleading statements. – The entire Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities deals with the special circumstances and needs of people with disabilities and how to protect them.

Criminal justice reform – Criminal justice reform in the United States refers to reform aimed at fixing perceived errors in the criminal justice system fairness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender individuals – ( LGBT) The Fairness Act amends existing state or local civil rights laws to include sexual orientation and gender reproductive justice – “Reproductive Justice is the complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, economic, and social well-being of women and girls, and will be achieved when women and girls have the economic, social, and political power and resources to make healthy decisions about our bodies, sexuality, and reproduction for ourselves.

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