We lead the fight for economic and racial justice by litigating, shaping policy, and training and connecting people in the advocacy community.
We don’t just fight for communities affected by poverty—we work alongside them, advocating for solutions that are informed by their lived experiences
We convene and connect advocates, community leaders, and activists across the country so they can share ideas, resources, and get the tools they need.
We build the capacity and skills of equal justice lawyers and activists to champion economic and racial justice in their fields.
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From litigating and shaping policies in Illinois to training and convening multi-state networks of public interest attorneys, we work with and for the communities we serve to make equal justice and economic opportunity a reality.
The challenges we face in the fight for racial and economic justice have roots in our history as a country.
No one should have to choose between their well-being and their paycheck.
Supreme Court shuts down attempt to revive cruel public charge rule but the legal fight continues.
Working across state lines to create collective, bold, and meaningful systems change.