Our Impact

Over our 50-year history, the Shriver Center has secured hundreds of law and policy victories with and for people living in poverty in Illinois. Building on these wins and our comprehensive view of poverty, we connect and train lawyers, community leaders, and activists nationwide to advance opportunity--for all, not just some.

A new rule threatens access to food assistance for thousands of people

District court Judge in New York issued a new temporary injunction blocking implementation and enforcement of the DHS Public Charge rule nationwide.

Wendy Pollack has been recognized for her work to improve the lives of women and girls.

New alliance partners with Racial Justice Institute.

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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