Make a Donation to Help Ensure Equal Access to Justice

While we are all excited to get back to life after the pandemic, we cannot forget our vulnerable neighbors. Many of the protections shielding them during this difficult time are expiring; the eviction moratorium is being rolled back and debt payments will soon come due. Civil legal aid helps to ease these burdens in our communities.

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PILI Guest Post: 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Its Integration Mandate

Especially in Illinois, we must invest more into home and community-based systems so that people with disabilities can live safe and fulfilling lives in their homes and communities as the ADA requires.

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Five Volunteers Named to PILI’s 2021 Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll

As part of our 2021 virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception, we celebrated those named to PILI’s Pro Bono Volunteer Honor Roll. Those recognized through our Honor Roll have been chosen by PILI staff for their volunteer contributions through the pro bono opportunities available through PILI’s Pro Bono Program. We are so grateful to these extraordinary volunteers whom we regularly rely on to help individuals, families and communities in need.

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PILI Announces its 2021 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

On June 16th, as part of our Virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception, PILI will recognize the 47 law firms and corporations named to the 2021 Pro Bono Recognition Roster.

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Meet the 2021 Class of Summer Interns and Fellows

PILI is excited to welcome the 2021 class of summer Interns and Fellows! This year, 46 summer Law Student Interns and 63 Graduate Fellows will provide 37,300 hours of legal services.

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Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton Joining Annual Pro Bono Reception

We are excited to announce that the first stop on the Annual Pro Bono Reception’s Virtual Pro Bono Tour will be Springfield to visit Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton! Lieutenant Governor Stratton is a PILI Alum, having done a PILI Internship at Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights. She also leads the Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative, including overseeing the Restore, Reinvest, and Renew (R3) program, of which PILI is a grantee. We are excited to have her join us for this event!

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Zurich North America Sponsors First Named PILI Internship

Zurich North America, a provider of insurance products and services to businesses and individuals, is sponsoring its first Named PILI Internship in conjunction with the 10th anniversary of the company’s pro bono program.`

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May PILI Post 2021: : Getting Ready for Summer

As summer nears we are getting excited to welcome our 2021 Law Student Interns and Graduate Fellows. We are also getting ready for our Virtual Annual Pro Bono Reception on June 16th, which will feature a pro bono virtual tour of Illinois and is free for all to attend.

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