Attention Public Policy and Law Students: Apply Soon for a 2018 Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship

Posted on September 12th, 2017

Deadline to apply for the 2018 Fellowship is October 13, 2017  Each fall, BPI hires a recent law or policy school graduate to become a Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow for a two-year term, beginning…

Giving Prisoners Another Chance Through Affordable Housing

Posted on August 16th, 2017

The Chicago Housing Authority’s prisoner reentry pilot program, which allows some prisoners to live in CHA housing upon their release, was the recent subject of a thoughtful article in AtlanticMedia’s Citylab.  The author…

BPI Welcomes Newest Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow

Posted on August 10th, 2017

BPI is pleased to welcome Madeleine Hamlin as our newest Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow. Her policy work here will involve both our justice reform and housing initiatives. Maddy recently graduated from Syracuse University’s Maxwell…

Meet Nora Mahlberg, Skadden Fellow

Posted on February 14th, 2017

Hometown: Madison, WI Education: BA Carleton College; JD Harvard Law School Why she applied for a Skadden Fellowship at BPI: Most of my work prior to and during law school involved providing assistance…

Meet Mara Easterbrook, BPI’s Newest Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow

Posted on December 2nd, 2016

Hometown: Bethesda, Maryland Education: JD, University of Chicago Law School, class of 2016; BA, Law Letters & Society, University of Chicago, 2013. Areas of Interest: The legal issues that interest me most…

Join Us in Welcoming Our 2015 Fellows!

Posted on March 13th, 2015

BPI is pleased to share exciting news regarding both the Polikoff-Gautreaux and Skadden Fellowship programs. For fall 2015, BPI has selected two Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellows, rather than just one as has been customary. We will also be hosting a new Skadden Fellow,…

BPI Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Salvatore

Posted on December 16th, 2014

Our blog series highlighting former BPI staff, fellows, interns, and directors continues apace. Today we're profiling our very first Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow, Jennifer Salvatore. Affiliation with BPI 1999-2001 Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow Current Position Shareholder with…

Get to know Emily Brown, our 2014 Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellow!

Posted on September 11th, 2014

Emily Brown received a JD cum laude from the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Note Editor for the Michigan Journal of Law Reform and Co-Chair of the Poverty Law…

Accepting Applications for BPI’s Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellows!

Posted on July 15th, 2014

BPI created the Polikoff-Gautreaux Fellowship in 1999 to honor Alexander Polikoff, who served as BPI’s Executive Director for 29 years, and Dorothy Gautreaux, pictured at left, the public housing activist and lead…

Recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

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