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Board Fundraiser with Attorney General Lisa Madigan is a Success

On Thursday, March 18, over 50 guests joined the Center for Economic Progress’ Board of Directors for an evening with Attorney General Lisa Madigan. The board-hosted event was a fundraiser for CEP's programs. Pictured above are CEP President David Marzahl, Attorney General Madigan and CEP Board Chair Nicol Turner-Lee.
Guests enjoyed a one-on-one conversation with Attorney General Madigan, who has fought to put the Illinois consumer on equal footing with the powers from who they are borrowing. Attorney General Madigan discussed the fallout from the economic crisis here in Illinois and across the nation and her work to protect consumers from predatory lenders and mortgage fraud. 
The discussion was paired with wine, appetizers, networking and a breathtaking view from Chicago’s Chase Tower. JPMorgan Chase generously provided an in-kind donation of space and food. The event raised over $2,000 for CEP to further help hard-working, low-income families move from financial uncertainty to financial security.