Annual Benefit

LCBH's 37th Annual Benefit


Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:30 – 7:30 pm

77 West Wacker Drive | Iridium Center | Lobby Level
Chicago, IL 60601

Outstanding Housing Advocate Award Nominations

Nonprofit leaders, volunteers, and professionals; Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing (LCBH) is calling for nominations for the 2017 Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award. LCBH presents the Award annually to honor an organization or individual who has excelled in the following areas:

  • working to remove discriminatory barriers preventing people from obtaining decent housing;
  • assisting low-income tenants in defending their rights to affordable housing;
  • displaying exemplary leadership in the preservation of the identity and character of a neighborhood; and/or
  • addressing the deterioration of affordable housing through community or citywide advocacy.

You are invited to submit nominations for the 2017 Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award. The award winner will be announced at the 37th Annual Benefit on November 2, 2017.

Please submit the nomination form via email ( or mail no later than Monday, October 16, 2017.

Download the Nomination Form

Photos and Videos from Last Year's Event

We've posted 40 photos from the event on our Facebook page

Jack Kaplan on the founding of LCBH.

David Orr, Cook County Clerk on passing the RLTO

Lucy Esquivel on the Keep Chicago Renting ordinance (KCRO)

Preserve Lathrop Campaign - Barbara Grau Outstanding Housing Advocate Award


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