Equitable Budget and Tax Policy

Fiscal policies should ensure that all communities can thrive.

We advocate for fairer revenue systems, the funding of crucial human services that keep our communities stronger, and investments that expand opportunities for people and communities harmed by structural racism.

Our Insights

Our tax code is both a symptom of and instrument of systemic racism – and, in short, it can be fundamentally unfair

Millions of workers are struggling in the face of the COVID-19 crisis

Our Impact

The recent release of the report, Funding Our Futures: The Equitable Revenue Policies Illinois Families Need to Thrive, sheds light on the shortcomings of Illinois’ revenue system, calling it out for favoring the wealthy while leaving many struggling to meet basic needs.  

Investing in people – not punishment – will make everyone safer.

A Fair Tax can drive economic and racial justice in Illinois.


Jul 2020

A collection of readings, research, and tools to help guide an understanding of structural racism.

Mar 2020

Links to information and useful resources to aid communities seeking support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our Attorneys and Specialists

Jeremy Rosen
Jeremy Rosen
Jeremy Rosen
Director of Economic Justice


Wendy Pollack
Wendy Pollack
Wendy Pollack
Women's Law & Policy Initiative Director


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