It took 2.5 months and national attention to prompt Georgia authorities to arrest the men responsible for the lynching death of #AhmaudArbery – DESPITE THE EXISTENCE OF VIDEO EVIDENCE OF THE LYNCHING. How many black men endure assaults, false arrests, and even death because they’re viewed as “thugs” or “suspect” every day in communities across America without… Read More
For Immediate Release:January 15, 2020 CONTACT: Omar Jaleel | contact[at]j4justice.org KANE COUNTY, IL – Democratic candidate for Kane County State’s Attorney, Junaid “J” Afeef today received the endorsement of Real Justice PAC. Real Justice PAC is a national progressive organization that has helped elect county prosecutors throughout the nation who have bold and clearly articulated… Read More
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Kane County is a diverse county and our campaign is working hard to make sure we engage every part of it! Since announcing his candidacy, Junaid “J” Afeef has walked in neighborhoods all over Kane County and met people from many different backgrounds and walks of life. We come from different backgrounds, experiences, and from… Read More
Partner – Trivedi & Khan Trustee – Community Consolidated School District 15 Past President – Muslim Bar Association of Chicago Junaid Afeef is an outstanding trial lawyer and advocate. The first felony jury trial I participated in – as a student – was one that Junaid was trying with another attorney in the mid-1990s in… Read More
Senior Policy Advisor, National Criminal Justice Association, Washington, DC Formerly Executive Director, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, Chicago, IL Before I was half way through my interview of Junaid Afeef, I knew that I wanted to hire him as attorney for the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the state agency of which I was the… Read More
The best way to increase public safety is by promoting healthy communities. On Saturday, September 28, 2019, community leader and entrepreneur Marcus E. Banner and his team and supporters launched Our Neighborhood Empowered’s (ONE) new community fitness center in Elgin, IL. “This effort – creating a space where community members of all ages can come… Read More
Friends, neighbors, and family from all over Kane County turned out to launch the #peoplepoweredjustice campaign for Kane County State’s Attorney. Danny’s Pizza in Elgin was a great venue as always. Thank you Tish and Danise for volunteering to help!
I am proud to endorse Junaid “J” Afeef as the next Kane County State’s Attorney. Junaid’s 25-years of advocacy and public service as a lawyer, along with his deep commitment to justice, make him the best candidate to keep Kane County families safe.” Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL 8th Dist) ELGIN, IL – Democratic nominee for… Read More
Watch this short and informative video to learn more about why the Kane County State’s Attorney election is so important to the people. The video was created for California, but the things discussed are just as applicable here in Illinois. The video talks about the “District Attorney” or “DA.” in Some parts of the United… Read More