STOP Chair Highlighted in Utility Win

“Rosazlia Grillier, a mother who lives in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, said the pandemic ‘has added to the nightmare that people were already living every single day.’

‘However, the bright side of [the pandemic] is it has brought to the forefront these things that we’ve been trying to present all along,’ said Grillier, who co-chairs an anti-poverty campaign with Community Organizing and Family Issues, a group that helped negotiate the agreement and that advocates for low-income families across Illinois. 

As part of the deal, Illinois utilities will contribute about $47 million in combined funding to a new COVID-19 Bill Pay Assistance Program to provide relief to customers with outstanding charges.”

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