Become an Advocate/Share Your Story

Looking for a way to promote job creation and jump-start local economies? Help us promote and protect entrepreneurship in each of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods! You can help secure and expand economic liberty and community development here in Chicago.

Become a Client

Providing legal services to entrepreneur clients is the heart of our mission at the IJ Clinic. Instead of being a walk-in service or assisting business owners on a single project, we forge meaningful, long-term relationships with a small group of clients and focus our resources on helping them achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

How to Open a Shared Kitchen

In 2015, the Institute for Justice Clinic on Entrepreneurship worked as a member of the Street Vendors Justice Coalition to legalize street food in Chicago. Today, thanks to the efforts of many coalition members, street food vendors and aldermen, a license is available to serve food on the sidewalks of Chicago.

Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide

The Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide is a comprehensive roadmap for any grassroots battle for economic liberty. Whether this is your first time fighting city hall or you are a seasoned activist, this resource contains a wealth of valuable information. And we at IJ are here to help you every step of the way.