States and localities are critical terrain in the fight against poverty and racial inequity.

New Law will Make It Easier for Homeless, Elderly, and Disabled SNAP Recipients to Obtain Food

Shriver Center partners with Housing Justice Leadership Institute to support legal assistance for tenants.

New Law Will Lift 200,000 Low-Wage Workers Out of Poverty

Legislation Will Expand Access to Care and Prevent Lapses in Coverage

No Salary History Marks A Historic Win for Working Women in the Fight for Pay Equity in Illinois

Advocates Gather to Share Strategies for Pursuing Race Equity

For people experiencing homelessness, the hot meals option is about much more than food; it’s about basic human dignity.

Under this inhumane new standard, immigration officials could turn away immigrants who have received assistance from a variety of safety net programs.

The Immigrant Tenant Protection Act would prohibit landlords from requiring a tenant to share their immigration status.

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