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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Vince Warren

You're Invited: BPI's 2016 Annual Dinner is May 11

“The time to act against injustice is always now.” Mark your calendar now for BPI's Annual Dinner featuring Vince Warren, a powerful national voice for social justice and Executive Director of the...
Altgeld-Riverdale family

Kindergarten Readiness and Early Learning Survey Results in Altgled-Riverdale

In 2012, BPI launched an early childhood learning initiative in Chicago's Altgeld Gardens/Riverdale community in partnership with a coalition of some 30 diverse organizations, including schools, churches, community organizations, community...
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