Our Newsletters


You are invited to The Power of Connection| Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 5:30pm - July 2018 [PDF]

June 2018 Quarter Report: New staff, CPS lawsuit, and gerrymandering [PDF] - July 2018

Schedule a FREE Consultation with our Employer Hotline July 11th! [PDF] - June 2018

We're suing CPS. [PDF] - June 2018

Our Annual Event October 2, 2018: Bring Justice Home [PDF] - June 2018 

This Saturday - Community Fair Housing Training and Intake Clinic [PDF] - June 2018

Employer Hotline, Legal Clinic for Nonprofits, and More! [PDF] - June 2018

Envisioning Equity: 2018 CUE Fellows Showcase|Thursday, June 28 [PDF] - June 2018

Save the date: The Power of Connection August 23, 2018 [PDF] - May 2018

Take Action for Automatic Voter Registration in Illinois [PDF]- May 2018

Pro Bono Spotlight: Janet Goelz Hoffman, Community Law Project [PDF]- May 2018

Schedule a FREE Consultation with our Employer Hotline May 24th! [PDF]- May 2018

Healing Community Violence: Root Causes/Holistic Solutions [PDF] - April 2018

Coming Up: Workshops on Small Business and Property Tax [PDF] - April 2018

What are next week's Local School Council elections about, and why should you vote? [PDF] - April 2018

April 24 Panel on Community Violence + April 28 Free Summit on Fair Housing at 50 [PDF] - April 2018

This Month: Bootcamp for Nonprofit Founders | Small Business Workshop | Employer Hotline [PDF] - April 2018

Free Community Summit April 28 | Our Chicago: The Fight and Future of Fair Housing at 50 [PDF] - April 2018

Events this Month: Business Law Series, Small Business Workshop, & Webinar on Interns [PDF] - April 2018

March 2018 Quarter Report: Elections, School Closures and Property Tax Discrimination [PDF] - March 2018

Learn the Basics of Entrepreneurship in our 3-part workshop series! [PDF] - March 2018

Protecting Our Vote in Yesterday's Illinois Primary [PDF] - March 2018

Announcing April Bootcamp for Nonprofit Founders + Consumer Fraud Webinar Thursday [PDF] - March 2018

You're Invited: Community Land Trusts Workshop March 27 [PDF] - March 2018

Third Plaintiff Joins Our Property Tax Discrimination Lawsuit [PDF] - March 2018

Pro Bono Spotlight: Greg Schweizer, Hate Crime Project [PDF] - March 2018

What Housing Providers Need to Know about Fair Housing: Free Seminars in March [PDF] - March 2018

Volunteer for Election Protection Today |"Voting Behind Bars" CLE Panel on March 14 [PDF] - March 2018

Schedule a FREE Consultation with our Employer Hotline March 22nd! [PDF] - March 2018

Upcoming Events with the Education Equity Project this Month! [PDF] - March 2018

Yesterday's vote by CPS to close schools will further inequity in Chicago education. [PDF] - March 2018

Needed: Volunteers for March 20 Election Protection Call Center and Field Program [PDF] - February 2018

Yesterday's study on the Cook County Assessor's Office leaves no room for doubt. Our property tax system is broken. [PDF] - February 2018

 Upcoming Events and Updates from the Education Equity Project [PDF] - February 2018

 Happy Valentine's Day to our Volunteers [PDF] - February 2018

 Save the Date - SB 100 Convening March 22, 2018 [PDF] - February 2018

 Learn the Basics of Entrepreneurship in our 3-part workshop series! [PDF] - February 2018

 What is Fair Housing and How Does it Work? Free Seminar Next Tuesday  [PDF] - January 2018

 The #MeToo Movement: Strategies to Prevent Harassment and Protect Your Organization [PDF] - January 2018

Bootcamp 2018 for Founders of Nonprofit Startups Begins in February! [PDF] - January 2018

Join Us Next Thursday | The Impact of Hate Speech in Our Community [PDF] - January 2018

Cook County Assessor’s Illegal Property Tax System Must End! [PDF] - January 2018

March 20 Election Protection Update + Goodbye to Trump's Voter Fraud Commission [PDF] - January 2018


Your year-end support helps build a Chicago that we are proud to call home. [PDF] - December 2017

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Sues Cook County Assessor Berrios for Discrimination [PDF] - December 2017

Happy Holidays from the Community Law Project! [PDF] - December 2017

Missing Crimes: How Illinois Hate Crime Data Disappears [PDF] - December 2017

Spotlight on Success: Katten Attorneys Secure Civil Rights Wins in Federal Court Settlements [PDF] - December 2017

Reminder: Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups Begins Next Month! [PDF] - November 2017

Monday's Action on Automatic Voter Registration: Will You Join Us? [PDF] - November 2017

Bootcamp for Founders of Nonprofit Startups Begins Next Month! [PDF] - November 2017

Join Our Illinois Employment Law Update Webinar Nov. 30 [PDF] - November 2017

Check out this week's events from the Housing Opportunity Project [PDF] - November 2017

How the American Indian Center Got the Legal Help to Survive [PDF] - October 2017

Last night, we celebrated civil rights and democracy together. [PDF] - October 2017

Last chance to get tickets for Democracy Fights Back next Tuesday! [PDF] - October 2017

Nonprofit Bootcamp, Copyright Clinic, and More October Announcements from the Community Law Project [PDF] - October 2017

What does entrepreneurship have to do with civil rights? Meet Sonny Garg at our annual benefit [PDF] - October 2017

Fighting Hate Crime in Illinois | Free Training [PDF] - October 2017

Housing Choice Voucher Discrimination | Free Training & Clinic [PDF] - October 2017

Join poet, educator, and activist Kevin Coval at Democracy Fights Back on October 10 [PDF] - September 2017

Meet Kristen Clarke at our annual benefit on October 10! [PDF] - September 2017

Young Artists from Louder Than a Bomb Will Perform Oct. 10. Will You Be There? [PDF] - September 2017

#DefendDACA: Volunteering and Resources in Chicago [PDF] - September 2017

Reminder: Our Workshop for Nonprofits Next Wednesday [PDF] - September 2017

Democracy Fights Back: Join Our Annual Event October 10 [PDF] - September 2017

The Legislative Process and Charities: A Free Workshop for Nonprofits [PDF] - August 2017

The Attorney General's Lawsuit for Chicago Police Reform [PDF] - August 2017

Automatic Voter Registration Becomes Law in Illinois! [PDF] - August 2017

A Night of Inspiration [PDF] - August 2017

Please join our Community Law Project for The Power of Connection at Skadden, Arps LLP [PDF] - August 2017

Our Response to Charlottesville [PDF] - August 2017

The Power of Connection is Just Two Weeks Away [PDF] - August 2017

Voting Rights Updates and a Fond Farewell [PDF] - July 2017

Introducing our New Advocacy Director Aneel Chablani [PDF] - July 2017

You're Invited to The Power of Connection [PDF] - July 2017

New Legal Alerts: Minimum Wage Increase and Paid Sick Leave [PDF] - June 2017

We've Changed Our Name! [PDF] - June 2017

New Voter Data Site Shows Over 1,000 Voting Issues on Election Day in Illinois [PDF] - June 2017

Surprise! Check out our new look at Chicago Lawyers' Committee [PDF] - June 2017

Upcoming Workshops on Community Benefits and Small Business [PDF] - May 2017

It's Time for Crain's Small Business Week! [PDF]

April Updates and Events from The Law Project [PDF]

Not That Kind of Lawyer: Part 3 of our Series on Source of Income (SOI) Discrimination [PDF]

Yesterday's Municipal Election: Update from the Voting Rights Project [PDF]

March Updates and Events from the Voting Rights Project [PDF]

Building Community Equity: Tax Increment Financing Workshop [PDF]

March Updates and Events from The Law Project [PDF]

Support the Voting Rights Project with beer and a show Feb. 28! [PDF]

Transforming School Discipline Collaborative Newsletter [PDF]

The Discrimination Test: Part 2 of our Series on Source of Income (SOI) Discrimination [PDF]

Stand with Chicago Lawyers' Committee on MLK Day 2017 [PDF]


"We Don't Rent to Section 8": Part 1 of Our Series on Source of Income (SOI) Discrimination [PDF

Supporting civil rights on #GivingTuesday [PDF]

The Law Project Opens Helpline for Overtime Questions [PDF]

December 12 workshop on Community Benefits Agreements [PDF]

November Updates and Events from The Law Project [PDF]

How to sign up as a field volunteer on Election Day [PDF]

October Updates from the Educational Equity Project [PDF]

Election Day Countdown: October Updates from the Voting Rights Project [PDF]

Spotlight on Success: How Auburn-Gresham Fought Back and Won [PDF]

Legal Alert: Important information about the new overtime regulations [PDF]

Q & A with Ami Gandhi, Lead Attorney for the Voting Rights Project [PDF]

August Updates and Events from The Law Project [PDF]

June Updates and Events from The Law Project [PDF]

Newest Collaborative Effort to Transform School Discipline [PDF]


Winter 2015 Newsletter [PDF]


Summer 2014 Newsletter [PDF]

Winter 2014 Newsletter [PDF]


Fall 2013 Newsletter [PDF]

Summer 2013 Newsletter [PDF]