February 8, 2017 / Press Release

Andrew Shapiro to be honored by Chicago Coalition for the Homeless

Andrew Shapiro will be honored by the Law Project of the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH) on March 2, 2017 during the CCH’s Law Project’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. Shapiro served as a member of the CCH Board of Directors from 2009 to 2016 and was a founding member of the Law Project’s Justice Circle.

The CCH leads strategic campaigns, community outreach, and public policy initiatives that target the lack of affordable housing in metropolitan Chicago and Illinois. The Law Project is the only legal aid program in Illinois dedicated solely to legal assistance and advocacy to homeless or at-risk individuals, youth, and families.  Since 1997, the Law Project has been working tirelessly to protect the rights of homeless youth in schools.

Shapiro, who is also an adjunct professor at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, is a graduate of Miami University (B.S. Finance) and received his law degree, magna cum laude,from the University of Illinois College of Law.