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.

Historic advance for domestic workers, anti-wage theft protections, added paid sick leave use among wins

The task force will examine the foster system's disproportionate impact on Black families and communities.

Understanding and using key constructs can help advocates better frame issues through a racial justice lens.

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

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