The Social IMPACT Research Center at Heartland Alliance does research that helps leaders create change. We collaborate with clients to measure and grow your social impact. Our user-friendly work equips nonprofits, foundations, and governments to advance real-world solutions to poverty.
We regularly work with media to provide data and commentary on poverty and inequality in Illinois. We are happy to work with you to pull the most accurate data points for your story.
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Past Coverage Highlights:
Chicago Tribune. Suburban Relief Agencies add More to Their Plates Than Food
The Huffington Post. 42 Illinois Counties Made the Poverty Watch List
Chicago Magazine. Where Poverty is Highest in Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business. As Rauner readies cuts, social-policy groups go on offense
Daily Herald. Report: Suburbs have as much poverty as the city.
Chicago Sun Times. Census: Ill. Poverty rate remains near 15 percent.
CLTV Chicago Tonight. Study says poverty growing in Chicago suburbs.
Crain's Chicago Business: Ill. Poverty rate remains near 15 percent, census finds.