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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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The Gautreaux Program and Housing Mobility Beyond Chicago

This post is the final entry in our series on the Gautreaux digital archive, which examines important moments in the history of the Gautreaux lawsuit and considers how the case continues...
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...
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