Westside Justice Center (WJC) is dedicated to serving communities in Chicago. With your donation, we can continue to protect Constitutional rights, hold community events and ensure low-income people have access to  fair and just criminal justice system in courts and jails. 


Westside Justice Center
601 South California Street
Chicago, IL 60612

(773) 940-2213

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Tanya Woods, Esq.
Executive Director

Tanya Woods, Esq. is the principal of her own solo practice and the Executive Director of the Westside Justice Center, a non-profit, holistic legal aid clinic which serves the communities on the west side of Chicago. She is a member of several national, state and local bar associations including: The American Immigration Lawyers Association,  Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association.


She volunteers her time as a mediator in the some of the most underserved courtrooms in the Circuit Court of Cook County.

Her most important role to date is that of mother of two young adults: daughter Kyra - a Peace Corps alumna, social and environmental engineer and son Cameron – African/African-American Studies and Film major at Stanford University.

Adi Lerner 


Deputy Director
Monica Cosby