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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


Shriver Center Condemns Trump Administration’s Decision to Rescind DACA and Stands with the Immigrant Community

Shriver Center Denounces Racist Hatred, Violence in Charlottesville

City of Peoria, IL Sued for Race and Sex Discrimination

In a Win for America’s Commitment to Healthy Lives, “Skinny Repeal” of Affordable Care Act Fails

State of Illinois Ordered to Increase Monthly Payments for Healthcare

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


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