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.

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All sessions on Wednesdays at noon (CDT)

Aug 12 EVICTIONS

Aug 19 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Aug 26 HOME FORECLOSURES

Sep 2 WORKERS’ RIGHTS

Sep 9 LONG-TERM CARE ISSUES

Sep 16 SCHOOL TO PRISON PIPELINE

Sep 23 HEALTH INIQUITIES

Sep 30 BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT

 

Sponsors include:


LEAD Sponsor


BENEFACTOR Sponsors


SUSTAINER Sponsors

DLA Piper (US)

Jenner & Block


Patron Sponsors

Baker McKenzieMayer Brown
Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. | Winston & Strawn LLP


Partner Sponsors

Chapman and Cutler LLP
Dentons
Discover Financial Services
Exelon
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Latham & Watkins, LLP
Paul Hastings LLP
Riley Safer Holmes & Cancila LLP
Ropes & Gray


EVENT Sponsors

Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP
Baster International Inc.
Byrne, Byrne and Company
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Katten & Temple, LLP
King & Spalding LLP
Schiff Hardin LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Thomson Reuters


To learn more about Legal Aid Chicago sponsorship opportunities,
contact Gloria Friedman at gfriedman@legalaidchicago.org.