HOLIDAY VIRTUAL EVENT
December 8, 2020, Legal Aid Chicago will honor Lisa Madigan (Former Illinois Attorney General) with the Champion of Justice Award during our Holiday Virtual Event. The event will also feature the Jerold S. Solovy Award Winner Kulsum Ameji (Senior Attorney, Legal Aid Chicago), a Memorial Tribute to Thomas E. Johnson & Leslie Ann Jones, stories from our clients, and other featured guests. Click here to register!
Relay for Justice 2020
August 31 – September 14, 2020, Legal Aid Chicago’s supporters and friends will get up, get out, and get active on behalf of Legal Aid Chicago! Starting at our loop office, we will relay through U.S. cities with stops that mark vital moments in civil rights and civil justice history. Each participant will take turns picking up the symbolic baton, and together, we will move forward from location to location until we end at the Supreme Court steps. There are also two optional “aid station” events to help push the journey forward. Click here to register and learn more!
Emerging Legal Crisis 8-Part Webinar Series
The Emerging Legal Crisis Facing Chicago’s Black and Brown Communities: An 8-Part Webinar Series While already suffering the detrimental eﬀects of systemic racism, Cook County’s Black and Brown communities now face the additional disproportionate negative eﬀects of another crisis- the COVID-19 pandemic. These communities have always faced civil legal issues threatening their stability, but COVID-19 is causing a tsunami of eviction, foreclosure, domestic violence, immigration, workers’ rights/employment, public benefits, nursing home, and education cases. This series will provide an in-depth exploration of these legal issues and our work to address them. Each one-hour session will be led by some of Chicago’s leading legal aid lawyers and community partners of Legal Aid Chicago. Register here.
Sponsorships are a great way for law firms, corporations, and major donors to support Legal Aid Chicago and gain visibility in the community. Year-long and multi-event sponsorships include tickets to Justice is Served, the Annual Luncheon, and the Autumn Affair.