The Social IMPACT Research Center conducts applied research for nonprofits, foundations, advocacy groups, governments, coalitions, and the media to help them measure, inform and grow their social impact. IMPACT also regularly reports on key poverty trends to equip decision makers with sound data to inform public policy.
We regularly work with media to provide data and commentary on poverty and income 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:
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.
WGLT Radio. Poverty rates stubbornly high in McLean Co.Progress Illinois: Poverty skyrockets in Chicago suburbs