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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Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns and Fellow

Our summer interns and fellow have arrived and are hard at work assisting BPI program staff in projects related to justice reform, housing, and early childhood education. We're excited to have them with us for the summer! Kristen Gagalis: Legal…

Thank You for Celebrating 50 Years with BPI

THANK YOU to the hundreds of friends who celebrated and supported BPI’s 50th Anniversary Dinner on May 16 at the Radisson Blu Hotel. We are deeply grateful to all who participated. A grand celebration of BPI’s work over the years, the…
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Thank you for supporting BPI's 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner! Click here for a recap of the evening

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