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The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law provides national leadership in advancing laws and policies that secure justice to improve the lives and opportunities of people living in poverty.

We specialize in practical solutions. We advocate for and serve clients directly, while also building the capacity of the nation's legal aid providers to advance justice and opportunity for their clients.

The Shriver Center welcomes media inquiries regarding our efforts to advance social and economic justice for low-income people. Contact Ishena Robinson at 312.549.9879 for more information.

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Minimum Wage Increase A Major Victory for Illinois Working Families

Senior Relocation Ordinance an Important Step in Making Affordable Housing in Chicago Better For All

Shriver Center Urges Congress to Re-Open Government, Fund Critical Services for People Living in Poverty & Other Vulnerable Americans

Trump Administration Proposal Would Cause Hundreds of Thousands of Americans to go Hungry

Shriver Center President John Bouman Announces End of Tenure

Betrayed Beyond Chicago: Statewide Report Reveals Schools Across Illinois Are Failing Student Survivors

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