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 Shriver Center lawsuit has triggered invalidation of the Trump public charge rule.

Get Care Illinois website provides information on new program in five languages.

Abolishing money bond will allow thousands of people to stay in their communities while awaiting trial.

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

Recommendations to the Illinois Department of Public Health

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