Happy Giving Tuesday! This week, PILI will be launching our 2021 Giving Tuesday Campaign. Organized by PILI’s Young Professionals Board (YPB), we are asking our networks, supporters and volunteers to help us reach our 2021 fundraising goal of $10,000. As part of the campaign, we asked PILI staff and YPB members, “How are you advancing […]
This week, we are excited to welcome Grayson Alexander, our new Administrative Coordinator to the PILI team. You can read more about Grayson and their experience below.
PILI would like to extend a formal congratulations to the eight law students upon their competition of the 2021 Fall Internship. As the Fall session wraps up, we wanted to ask the PILI Interns about their experiences working for public interest agencies throughout Chicago. Read more about them, and the what they’ve gained, through their various internships through PILI.
At our Annual Awards Luncheon on December 1st, PILI will recognize three outstanding individuals and one organization for their dedication to pro bono work within the community
As Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month ends and we approach Pro Bono Week, PILI was honored to interview PILI Alum Militza Pagán, a staff attorney with the Shriver Center on Poverty Law in Chicago, to highlight her impactful work throughout the state of Illinois. The Shriver Center is a multifaceted organization that provides legal aid […]
PILI welcomes several new board members with the start of its new fiscal year in September 2021.
Pro Bono Spotlight: Alexandra Sossa, Bilingual Executive Director of the Farmworker & Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP)
In celebration of Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month, PILI interviewed Alexandra Sossa, the Bilingual Executive Director of the Farmworker & Landscaper Advocacy Project (FLAP) in Chicago. FLAP works statewide to improve working conditions and opportunities for very low income workers in numerous industries including farm, landscape and hospitality, regardless of immigration status. FLAP has played a […]