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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 Michelle Nicolet at 312.368.2675 for more information.

Latest Press Releases


Small Towns in Illinois Will Be Hit Particularly Hard by GOP’s Proposed Cuts to Medicaid 

State of Illinois Ordered to Increase Payments on $2 Billion in Overdue Medicaid Bills Caused by State Budget Impasse

Protections Delayed for Survivors of Domestic Violence

Goldberg Kohn Foundation Funds Fellowship to Support Anti-Poverty Advocacy

Statement on House Passage of GOP Health Plan

Shriver Center Names 44 New Race-Equity Fellows, Racial Justice Network Director

Statement on GOP Health Plan


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