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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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Community-Powered Early Learning Collaboration in Altgeld-Riverdale

This is a good-news post—a progress report on the impressive accomplishments of an extraordinary community coalition in the Altgeld-Riverdale community in which BPI has been deeply engaged over the past...

BPI Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Webster

Welcome to a new blog series in which we're highlighting former BPI staff, fellows, interns, and directors to see what they're doing now. First up, Jessica Webster. Affiliation with BPI...
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