Stephani Becker, the assistant director of health justice for the Shriver Center, recently spoke about the significance of the exchange and our continued efforts to expand health care to everyone in Illinois.

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.

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.

Statement from Audra Wilson, President and CEO of the Shriver Center on Poverty Law

Reflections on four decades of using the power of words to fight for racial and economic justice.

False narratives about the role of race in history hide inequitable outcomes and protect the status quo.

Background screening practices block many tenants from safe and affordable housing.

Medicaid played an important role as an essential source of health insurance for millions during the COVID pandemic.

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