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.
Poverty is a policy choice. Fuel the Shriver Center’s work to reimagine racial and economic justice.
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.
Shriver Center participates in White House meeting with tenant leaders, advocates, and providers.
New Shriver Center report urges policy changes to increase racial equity and protect low-wage workers.
A mission-driven communication leader and storyteller, Raftery brings nearly 25 years’ experience working for government, business, the media, and nonprofits.
Working across state lines to create collective, bold, and meaningful systems change.
Electronic monitoring should be eliminated as a policy tool in pretrial settings.
More than 300 troublemakers gathered to celebrate the transformative work of the Shriver Center at our Homecoming Gala: Justice Reimagined.
Wendy Pollack, the director of the Shriver Center’s Women’s Law and Policy Initiative began her career working as a union carpenter.
January 26-February 23, 2021
March 1-15, 2023
April 12-26, 2023