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.
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 Shriver Center wants to build a future free from poverty and racism. Read insights from our experts and advocates about the fight for racial and economic justice.
A year ago, Illinois passed a law making it a civil rights violation to deny housing based on an individual’s source of income. Housing justice attorney Joerika Stitt looks at the law’s impact.
President and CEO Audra Wilson reflects on our history and solutions to advance our shared mission
Author’s keynote underscores the need for narrative power in the fight to end poverty
Statement from Audra Wilson, President and CEO of the Shriver Center on Poverty Law
Thursday, April 11, 2024
February 21-March 6, 2024
March 26-May 2, 2024
April 17-October 16, 2024