Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I
Apr
19
4:30 PM16:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization. The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part II
Apr
26
4:30 PM16:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part II

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization. The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50
Apr
28
9:30 AM09:30

Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50

Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50, is a free community summit to convene advocates, experts, and community members in order to learn our history, share tools, and organize together for equity and justice fifty years after the passage of the federal Fair Housing Act. 

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part III
May
3
4:30 PM16:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part III

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization. The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Business Law Workshop Series
Apr
4
to Apr 18

Business Law Workshop Series

  • 2946 West Madison Street Chicago, IL, 60612 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project teaches small business owners what they need to know to protect themselves and their businesses from risk and to help them thrive. In partnership with Garfield Park Community Council and BMO Harris Bank, we are offering 3 free workshops. Attend all 3 workshops and get a free 1 :1 consultation with an attorney. Current or prospective business owners must register for all three workshops in the series. Preference will be given to Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant applicants.

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Free Legal Hotline for Small Business and Nonprofit Employers
Mar
22
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Hotline for Small Business and Nonprofit Employers

If you manage any employees at a small business or a nonprofit, employment law questions are inevitable. Must you offer benefits? How do you hire an independent contractor? What about unemployment insurance?Attorneys from the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw LLP are available for free 30-minute phone consultations with nonprofit and small business employers on employment law issues.

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SB100: Where Are We Now?
Mar
22
9:00 AM09:00

SB100: Where Are We Now?

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law in Kasbeer Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In September 2016, Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) went into effect with the goals of transforming school discipline policies and practices, ending an era of zero tolerance in Illinois, and encouraging schools to find alternatives to suspension and expulsion. More than a year into implementation across our state, we ask ourselves: What has happened in Illinois schools since SB100 passed? What changes have schools made to implement the new law? How do we measure progress? What do we need to better support schools and communities in this transformation process?

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part III
Mar
7
5:30 PM17:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part III

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization. The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part II
Feb
28
5:30 PM17:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part II

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization.The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Business Law Workshop Series
Feb
21
to Mar 7

Business Law Workshop Series

  • Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project teaches small business owners what they need to know to protect themselves and their businesses from risk and to help them thrive. In partnership with Greater Auburn Gresham, we are offering 3 free workshops. Attend all 3 workshops and get a free 1 :1 consultation with an attorney. Current or prospective business owners must register for all three workshops in the series. Preference will be given to Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant applicants.

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I
Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization.The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per workshop while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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Nuts and Bolts of Creating a Charitable Organization
Dec
15
10:30 AM10:30

Nuts and Bolts of Creating a Charitable Organization

  • City Hall - 11th Floor, Room 1103 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Attend this workshop to learn about the legal steps to becoming a charitable organization, the differences between a for profit and a nonprofit, get an overview of the legal process of creating a not for profit corporation, how to develop a board of directors, understand bylaws, and obtain recognition of 501c3 income tax exemption.

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Fair Housing Seminar
Dec
11
6:00 PM18:00

Fair Housing Seminar

Join the Housing Opportunity Project for a free event for housing providers, community members, and service providers. Housing Opportunity Project staff will provide instruction on the federal, state, county, and city fair housing laws that impact tenants, landlords, realtors, and property managers. 

If you need a foreign or sign language interpreter or special accommodations, please call the Chicago Commission on Human Relations at (312) 744-4111 or email the Commission at CCHR@cityofchicago.org at least 48 hours prior to the event.

Refreshments will be provided. 

Agenda:

5:00-5:30pm - Network with other housing providers, community members, and fair housing experts.

5:30-7:00pm - Learn about fair housing laws from experienced professionals in the fair housing and legal fields. Topics will include: 

  • Who is protected under federal, state, and local fair housing laws
  • Providing housing accommodations for people with disabilities

Please contact us by email or phone at (312) 888-4196 with any questions.

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Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups: Part I

  • Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Community Law Project offers the Emerging Nonprofit Certificate of Training program for nonprofit founders who are interested in or are in the process of forming a new nonprofit organization.The fee is $150 for all five workshops, for $35 per session while tickets last. Space is limited, and advance registration is required.

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TECHO Fair Housing Training
Dec
5
10:30 AM10:30

TECHO Fair Housing Training

  • Claretian Associates, Villa Guadalupe Senior Services (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Latino Policy Forum, Claretian Associates, and the Housing Opportunity Project present a TECHO (Teaching and Education Create Housing Opportunities) train-the-trainer program. At this training for advocates and providers serving the Latino community, attendees will gain knowledge of how to increase housing opportunity for all. We will cover issues of fair housing, fair lending, leases, screening, homelessness, and public housing programs. 

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