Press Room

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

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.

Statement from New President & CEO Audra Wilson

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

In-person visits for parents of children in foster care have been suspended for weeks

Groundbreaking Program Centers Racial Equity in Anti-Poverty Advocacy

Now more than ever, we must remember our shared humanity and protect all people, including the incarcerated.

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