Income Support

Systemic inequities and the legacy of structural racism in the United States make it harder for low-income people and people of color to achieve financial stability.

We work to ensure that people having trouble meeting basic needs can access income supports that provide them and their families with the housing, healthcare, cash assistance, job training, and nutrition that every human being needs and deserves.

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Our Insights

Proposed work requirements threaten benefits for millions of SNAP recipients.

Work requirements do nothing to address the barriers that keep low-income people from securing and maintaining decent jobs.

Our Impact

Rule would cause 3.1 million to lose SNAP benefits.

New Law will Make It Easier for Homeless, Elderly, and Disabled SNAP Recipients to Obtain Food

Resources

Mar 2019

In 2015, the WIC program supported only 43.5% of eligible Illinois.

Attorneys and Specialists

Jeremy Rosen
Jeremy Rosen
Jeremy Rosen
Director of Economic Justice

312.854.3381

Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Nolan Downey
Staff Attorney, Legal Impact Network

312.854.3375

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