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.

The new law makes Illinois just the 2nd state nationwide to protect immigrant tenants from intimidation and harassment.

Shriver Center the underscored urgency of defending Illinois from the Trump Administration's efforts to weaken Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act.

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