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Historic criminal justice legislation moves to governor's desk, other economic measures advance racial justice

The Shriver Center advocacy efforts will amplify the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus agenda as well as key issues facing our communities.

A statement from the Shriver Center on Poverty Law

While the fight is not over, we celebrate that now the public charge rule should not be implemented in the state of Illinois & the rest of the nation.

All families deserve to live in happy and stable homes free from criminalization, family separation, and surveillance.

The latest move by the Trump Administration to erode federal civil rights protections has especially cruel timing in the midst of a global pandemic.

On August 31, 2020 the parties reached resolution in the case.

“A Call for Racial Justice” seeks to inform, create dialogue, mobilize action and change.

We must demand a sustained and comprehensive set of actions to finally dismantle these inequities.

The presence of police officers in our schools and their detrimental impact on Black and Brown children is well documented.

New report describes an urgent and ongoing environmental and health crisis for many families living in affordable housing.

Each day children and parents continue to be apart exacerbates existing harms.

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