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.
Affordable access to insulin is life-saving and sustaining for more than 1.1 million Illinoisans who live with diabetes.
Over 70 advocates from across the country gathered to discuss advocacy strategies to end driver’s license suspensions for unpaid fines and fees.
Legislators unanimously pass law after hearing from justice-involved individuals, community members, and advocates from the Shriver Center.