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BPI Events

BPI hosts events throughout the year, including an annual gala that highlights the important work we have done and continue to do. Attend a BPI event to collaborate, network, and learn more about our racial, economic, and social justice initiatives.

Interested in sponsoring one of BPI’s events? Contact Tammy Reed Tran for more information.

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2022 Annual Event

On June 7, 2022, BPI hosted our first in-person event in three years. Thank you to those who attended Power In Community: Forging Ahead. We are grateful for your support of BPI’s work advancing systemic change.

If you couldn’t join us, here is your opportunity to forge ahead and experience the energy of the evening.

BPI’s 2022 Annual Event Highlights

Past Events

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Building Public Interest

Learn more about the Current State of Policing and Looking Ahead panel discussion, the sixth in our new event series.

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Building Public Interest

In-person discussion centered on the Opportunities and Challenges in the Creation of Affordable Housing, the fifth discussion in our new event series.

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Building Public Interest

View BPI’s interview with Chicago’s new Inspector General, the fourth discussion in our new event series.

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Building Public Interest

View Civil Rights Litigation as a Tool for Social Change, the third discussion in BPI’s new event series.

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Building Public Interest

View The Right to Choose and the Broader Fight for Rights, the second discussion in our event series, Building Public Interest.

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HEP in Illinois

BPI’s Criminal Legal System team hosted a panel discussion that explores the current landscape of HEP in Illinois.

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Building Public Interest

View Health Equity and the Pandemic, the first discussion in our new event series, Building Public Interest.

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2021 Annual Event

View Power In Community, BPI’s 2021 annual event.

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BPI Interviews Sheryll Cashin

This in-depth conversation with the author and law professor covers the history of Black housing experiences in the United States and the short-term impact and long-term implications of public housing desegregation in the Black Community.

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2020 Annual Event

View our 2020 virtual annual event, Change is Now.

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