CAC joins with like-minded individuals and organizations in filing an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States in the case of ARIZONA STATE LEGISLATURE, Appellant, v. ARIZONA INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMISSION, ET AL., Appellees. in efforts to preserve independent state redistricting committees.
Read the brief here.
Citizen Advocacy Center joined a broad-based, statewide coalition of groups and individuals that announced the formation of Yes for Independent Maps - a nonpartisan campaign to reform Illinois’ legislative redistricting process through a citizen-initiated ballot initiative. Independent Maps is collecting more than 298,000 signatures of registered voters by May 4, 2014 to secure a place on the November 2014 ballot.
Currently, the Yes for Independent Maps coalition includes: Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Chicago; Business and Professional People for the Public Interest; CHANGE Illinois!; Chicago Appleseed; Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights; Citizen Advocacy Center; Illinois Public Interest Research Group; Latino Policy Forum; and Reboot Illinois.
Want to know more:
Huffington Post Chicago article: Fight Illinois corruption: Say Yes to Independent Maps