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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.

Latest Press Releases

Responsible Budget Coalition Celebrates House Passage of Fair Tax Amendment

Illinois Legislators Pass Measure to Help Families Pay Down Debt

Trevor Noah, Host of “The Daily Show,” to Headline the Shriver Center's Annual Gala on October 4

Shriver Center’s Racial Justice Institute Announces 42 New Fellows in 2019

Just Housing Amendment Passes, Protecting over 1 Million People in Cook County from Housing Discrimination

Advocates Call for Fair Housing Protections for People with Arrest & Conviction Records

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