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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.  

The 2022 annual report reflects on the past year’s accomplishments to close the wealth gap for people of color amid a rise in racialized violence during a challenging political environment.

This one-day event marks the 60th year of the war on poverty. That national commitment led to the Shriver Center on Poverty Law’s formation under Sargent Shriver.

A new ordinance passed today by the Chicago City Council will double the minimum number of paid days off available for Chicago workers, making the city the first in the country to offer paid time off.

Nonprofit executive brings nearly 25 years’ experience in fundraising initiatives, special events and stakeholder engagement.

Innovative program celebrates 10th anniversary of training anti-poverty advocates in racial equity. 

Chastity Lord, Raj Vohra appointed as new leaders on the board.

Eviction filings hamper tenants' ability to find a new home, regardless of the outcome of the case.

Supreme Court shuts down attempt to revive cruel public charge rule but the legal fight continues.

Macrie, Strong Marks and Wallis bring legal and business experience.

New Shriver Center report urges policy changes to increase racial equity and protect low-wage workers.

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