CLTV, Politics Tonight: (Video) Facing the consequences of inaction – homeless youth caught in budget impact

Julie Dworkin, Director of Policy at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, discusses the dire need for funding in the midst of Illinois’ budget impasse. Dworkin and other advocates met with Gov. Bruce Rauner last Friday about their proposal to release more than $300 million for programs across the Illinois, but Rauner only agreed to support federal funds not tied to the larger state budget.

Jeremy Colon, a resident at La Casa Norte, shares his story and urges action from the Governor and the legislature.