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Service Opportunities with PILI Alumni Network

Each year, PILI’s Alumni Network Leadership Council organizes service projects in partnership with PILI’s Participating Agencies to maintain the connection between PILI’s and the public interest law community. We are excited to share details with you about the following opportunities and events and we hope you will join us!

Pro Bono Opportunity for PILI Alumni with Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
The PILI Alumni Network’s Service Team is partnering with the Domestic Violence Legal Clinic for a pro bono service opportunity for PILI Alumni. Volunteers must participate in a training session and will then assist pro se clients by preparing affidavits relating to their domestic violence case.

Friday, August 15th – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse,
555 W. Harrison Street, Law Library
All volunteers must attend this complimentary CLE training unless they have received prior training through DVLC.

Monday, August 18th – 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Volunteer at the Cook County Domestic Violence Courthouse,  555 W. Harrison Street, Suite 1900

Please visit the PILI website for more details and to register by Wednesday, August 13th.

Join the PILI Alumni Team for Race Judicata!
Join PILI Alumni at Race Judicata® 2014, a 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Chicago Volunteer Legal Services Foundation. Run or walk as part of the PILI Team. All Alumni are also welcome to stop by the PILI tent for refreshments and an opportunity to meet PILI staff, board members, supporters, and Alumni!

Thursday, September 4th
1501 South Lakeshore Drive
Race Packets available at PILI Tent by 5:00 p.m.
Race begins at 6:30 p.m.

Register in advance with CVLS online by Friday, August 29th or sign up on Race day to join the PILI Team.

Interested in Volunteering at a Neighborhood Clinic?
Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and Legal Prep Charter Academy are partnering to provide a community clinic to the families of the Legal Prep students and people from the Garfield Park neighborhood.  

The clinic will take place at a regularly set time each month, and we are trying to determine possible interest among PILI Alumni to serve as volunteers providing pro bono services through this clinic. CVLS will be the clinic administrator, providing: malpractice coverage; training’s; forms; and ongoing volunteer support.

Please fill out this survey by Friday, August 1st if you are interested in serving as a volunteer or learning more about this clinic.

Contact PILI’s Education & Outreach Manager, Katie Pieper, if you are interested in getting involved with the Alumni Network Leadership Council.

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