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 Fair Tax can drive economic and racial justice in Illinois.

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.

All employees should be paid a living wage, be safe from workplace hazards, and be free from workplace discrimination.

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