CBA Legal Aid Committee CLE
On March 8, CBF Executive Director Bob Glaves joined Law Center for Better Housing’s Michelle Gilbert and Legal Aid Chicago’s Dennericka Brooks on a CLE panel discussing changes to the court’s eviction process following the pandemic.
CBA Earl B. Dickerson Awards
On February 23, CBF 1st Vice President Kenya Jenkin-Wright was honored at the CBA’s Earl B. Dickerson Awards, an award that honors minority lawyers and judges whose careers at the bar emulate the courage and dedication of Dickerson in making the law the key to justice for all in our society.
Illinois JusticeCorps hosts pre-law students
On March 22, Illinois JusticeCorps Fellows welcomed the University of Illinois Chicago pre-law students to the Daley Center Courthouse for an informative morning of court viewing and conversations with Cook County judges.
Celebration of Courage
On June 8, members of the CBF staff attended grantee organization Ascend Justice’s Celebration of Courage at the Old Post Office Building rooftop. This annual festive fundraiser honors survivors, volunteers, and those who champion their mission.
CBF’s Signature Events
Each year, the CBF hosts four signature events which engage more than 4,000 community members and 200 firms and companies over the course of the year.