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Before the Pulitzer prize and the MacArthur Genius award, the acclaimed author was a kid who grew up poor in Arizona.

President and CEO Audra Wilson reflects on our history and solutions to advance our shared mission

Workers in Chicago, Cook County, and Illinois will benefit from some significant wins in 2024. The wins are especially important for workers with low income, who are disproportionately women and people of color and the least likely to have paid time off of any kind.

Everyone should have basic workplace protections so that they can sustain themselves financially, be healthy, and be able to take care of their family.

Get to know Joerika Stitt, our new staff attorney on the housing team.

We all have an obligation to stand up for what's right.

Collection of debt based on unproven overpayments deprives needy people of critical support.

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