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For media inquiries, contact Lane Pickett at lanepickett@povertylaw.org or 312.368.5231. See our most recent press releases below.

The presence of police officers in our schools and their detrimental impact on Black and Brown children is well documented.

New report describes an urgent and ongoing environmental and health crisis for many families living in affordable housing.

Each day children and parents continue to be apart exacerbates existing harms.

Our country is at its strongest when we welcome immigrants.

No family should have to make the choice between meeting their basic needs and being with their loved ones, particularly in the light of the COVID-19.

We support the Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender in filing its notice of appeal in Buxton v. DCFS.

In this pandemic, parents should be able to hold their children close in these trying times.

Wilson is a seasoned advocate for economic and racial justice in policy, political and legal arenas

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