Category: General News

Religious values motivate moral positions

  •  February 09, 2016

    This year’s Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) Annual Gathering of Stakeholders convened at Concordia University Chicago to tackle the topic: “Poverty: a Moral Issue.”   In introductory remarks, LCFS Board Chair Brenna Woodley assured stakeholders of the importance of the meeting topic to her personally and to the entire LCFS […]

LCFS Welcomes New Board Members

  •  February 09, 2016

    Lutheran Child and Family Services of Illinois (LCFS) welcomes four new members to its board of trustees.   “I am excited about the new members joining the LCFS board of trustees,” said LCFS Chief Executive Officer Gene Svebakken. “Their unique experiences will provide our agency with leadership and guidance as we navigate today’s […]

STAC training

  •  February 02, 2016

Issues facing LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) individuals was the topic of training last month at Southern Thirty Adolescent Center (STAC).   DCFS Statewide LGBTQ Coordinator Jane Kelly and DCFS Consulting Psychologist for LGBTQ Children and Youth Dr. Claudia Mosier presented on a variety of LGBTQ psychoeducational topics, predominantly focusing on trans youth, […]

LCFS, Responsible Budget Coalition discuss state budget impasse

  •  January 27, 2016

Members of the Responsible Budget Coalition, including LCFS, spoke in Springfield yesterday about how the current Illinois budget impasse is weakening families and communities, and how the governor and general assembly have failed to put a budget first that chooses revenue.   News story   Picture: Left to right: Jennifer Cushman and Neal Waltire of […]

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