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Policies and laws that create and perpetuate poverty and racial inequity are written into the fabric of our nation. Read our blog posts on the fight for racial and economic justice.

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2024 gala keynote leads with love

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.

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