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CEPC COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
The Chicago Estate Planning Council (CEPC) condemns all racially influenced violence and other forms of racism, hatred or intolerance. CEPC is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to create a welcoming environment for all. The CEPC is committed to providing an enriching, supportive, mentoring and inclusive environment where diverse members are welcomed and retained.
Since 2013, the CEPC’s Diversity Committee has focused on improving all forms of diversity, including, but not limited to, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, LGBTQIA+, and disability. In 2019, the CEPC rolled out its Emerging Leader Program. The goal of the program is to give diverse individuals with fewer than two years’ experience in the estate planning field substantive mentoring and an opportunity to become involved in the work and future leadership of the CEPC.
CEPC reaffirms our long-standing commitment to the inclusion of diverse voices in our membership, programming and leadership.
Dear Members and Guests,
Julie S. Pleshivoy, CEPC President
We are pleased to announce that the Chicago Estate Planning Council was named a 2021 5 Star Council by the National
Association of Estate Planners & Councils
COVID-19 Risk Mitigation
All CEPC events will follow the public heath requirements of the CDC, local and state government, and the host facility to promote the safety of all participants. Further guidance will be available and shared as the applicable CDC, local and state government health requirements change.
Chicago Estate Planning Council is affiliated with the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils and joining can fulfill the requirement of belonging to an affiliated local estate planning council to become an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee. Please contact the national office at 866-226-2224 to learn more about the Accredited Estate Planner® designation.