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Business and Professional People for the Public Interest has served the Chicago region as an independent public interest law and policy center addressing compelling issues of social justice and quality of life for nearly a half century.

BPI lawyers and policy specialists use legal and policy research, advocacy, organizing, litigation and collaboration with nonprofit, business, community and governmental organizations to accomplish our mission.


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Kim Zalent Named Co-Chair of UChicago CCSR Steering Committee

BPI is proud to announce that Kim Zalent has been named Co-Chair of The University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research (UChicago CCSR) Steering Committee. "Like BPI, the Consortium...

Empowering Inspectors General

The Illinois Constitution dealt Cook County a strange hand. The President of the Cook County Board is elected from the county at large and is designated “chief executive officer of...
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