PILI is Grateful for Renewed Foundation Support

PILI is most grateful to several foundations for their renewed and steadfast support of our work!

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PILI Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month by Highlighting Trailblazers of Justice

As PILI celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we want to highlight several “Trailblazers of Justice” in the legal community. These pioneers changed the legal landscape for those in the AAPI community in Illinois and across the United States.

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April 2023 PILI Post

The PILI Post is the newsletter of PILI, the Public Interest Law Initiative. Learn more about what we’ve been up to and what is coming up.

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PILI Celebrates National Volunteer Week

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, PILI is spotlighting several of our volunteers who help create a community of service by using their own time and talents to increase access to justice. Thank you to these PILI champions for everything they do! 

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Thanks to All Who Made Arcade for Legal Aid a Success!

Thanks to all of the sponsors and the almost 100 attendees at our Young Professionals Board’s Arcade for Legal Aid event on April 12th!

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ABA Free Legal Answers 2022 Summary Report

American Bar Association 2022 Summary Report indicates Illinois is a national leader for the virtual online legal clinic. Over 250,000 civil legal questions have been answered since the launch of Free Legal Answers website in 2016 according to the ABA’s 2022 Summary Report.

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March 2023 PILI Post

The PILI Post is the newsletter of the Public Interest Law Initiative. Learn more about what we’ve been up to and what is coming up.

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PILI Welcomes Arthur Surratt to the Team

PILI welcomes Arthur Surratt as its new Attorney Program Manager.

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Illinois Ranks #1 for Number of ABA Free Legal Answers Volunteer Attorneys

According to the ABA Free Legal Answers February 2023 Report, Illinois is now number 1 in the nation for number of volunteer attorneys registered since the Free Legal Answers launch in 2016. Illinois now has registered 1,077 volunteer attorneys. Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers who help cultivate a community of service across Illinois by helping further access to justice.

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PILI Celebrates Women’s History Month by Highlighting Trailblazers of Justice

As PILI celebrates and honors Women’s History Month this March, we are highlighting several “Trailblazers of Justice” in the Illinois legal community. These pioneers changed the legal landscape for women not only here in Illinois, but across the United States.

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