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7:00pm Tuesday, August 11, 2020

#409 Holistic Public Defense: The Road to Reform

Join us Tuesday to hear from Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli. Ms. Campanelli is committed to reducing incarceration of her clients by supporting smart, fair, and non-discriminatory criminal justice reform at every stage of the process, and through a holistic client-centered approach.

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Holistic Public Defense: The Road to Reform

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Introducing the Tech & Data Help Desk

Introducing the Tech & Data Help Desk

Jul 31, 2020 by Derek Eder

Chi Hack Night is now offering free tech & data assistance to nonprofits, government, small businesses and people that request it.

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