For a Just Society


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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Eloise Lawrence

BPI Alumni Spotlight: Eloise Lawrence

Enjoy the latest from our blog series highlighting former BPI staff, fellows, interns, and directors. Today we're profiling Eloise Lawrence. Affiliation with BPI 2002-2004 Skadden Fellow Current Position Staff Attorney at...
Baltimore Housing Mobility Program

Housing Mobility Part 3: What to do?

In part three of this blog series by Alexander Polikoff, we consider the opportunities for "getting children out of harm's way."  Click here to read the first post, which addresses the history of housing...
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