Erin Dowland Kabwe, the Shriver Center's vice president of development, reflects on the 2024 annual gala's key note speaker Chris Singleton. His message of hope unites us in the fight against racism and poverty.

Vice President of Advocacy LaTanya Jackson Wilson writes that community and family justice is the heart of the Shriver Center's work.

President and CEO Audra Wilson writes that the core of the Shriver Center's 60-year history remains the same: changing rules to change lives. That’s why we chose it as the theme of our 2024 Annual Gala.

The Shriver Center on Poverty Law today announced 25 Fellows for its 2024 Racial Justice Institute (RJI). Now in its 11th year, the innovative leadership development program brings together anti-poverty advocates from around the country to learn new tools to advance racial equity.  

As COVID money dries up, state and local governments must find new revenue sources to fund permanent guaranteed income programs.

Our 2024 Illinois advocacy agenda supports and protects workers, expands access to health care, promotes inclusive housing, and keeps families strong and stable. 

Author's keynote underscores the need for narrative power in the fight to end poverty

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

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.

The summit's three interactive panels examined housing, repairing the child welfare system, and entrepreneurism as a means to building Black wealth.

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