Press Room

Heartland Alliance, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

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March 2019 e-newsletter, The Beat

2018 Fall newsletter, Heartland Alliance News

In the Media

  • Chicago Stories with Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Eddie Bocanegra’s Day of Atonement

    From Chicago Stories with Mayor Rahm Emanuel – March 18, 2019 Eddie Bocanegra’s life is a story of choices, mistakes, leadership, and redemption. Tune in as he tells Mayor Emanuel about his transformation from gang member to trailblazing leader at the Heartland Alliance’s READI Chicago program, the role of faith and family, trauma and violence, …

  • Fox News 6: Grand opening ceremony held for St. Anthony Place

    From Fox News 6 – March 15, 2019 MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee reached a milestone on Friday, March 15 in the effort to combat homelessness. A grand opening ceremony was held Friday, March 15 for St. Anthony Place, the new permanent supportive housing development for Milwaukee’s homeless. Read more.

  • WBEZ: Report Proposes Tackling Illinois Poverty Through Gender Pay Equality

    From WBEZ – March 13, 2019 A new report finds that even as women in Illinois outpace men when it comes to completing high school, they still lag on several major economic indicators. Women in the state have lower wages and less wealth than men. Women are also more likely to live in poverty. The …

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Press Releases

  • Formerly Homeless Milwaukee Residents Find Comfort in New Affordable Housing at St. Anthony Place

    Grand opening celebrates a new beginning as a hub of housing stability, health, and opportunity for the community (Milwaukee, March 15, 2019) – Today, Heartland Housing, Capuchin Community Services, and Ascension Wisconsin will join city, county, and statewide partners at the grand opening of St. Anthony Place. The former St. Anthony’s Hospital has been renovated …

  • Revealing the Toll of the Gender Disadvantage

    Download the full report (PDF) New Report Sheds Light on Illinois Poverty and its Distinct Impact on Women and Gender Minorities CHICAGO, March 13, 2019 – New findings released today confirm that poverty and inequity uniquely harm women and gender minorities. “The Gender Disadvantage: Why Inequity Persists” report argues that improving the well-being of women—particularly …

  • Englewood Neighborhood Welcomes New Community Health Center

    Heartland Alliance Health Provides Vital Services for South Side Community Chicago, July 20 — Today, Heartland Alliance Health (HAH), part of Heartland Alliance, celebrates with Chicago’s Englewood community to welcome the neighborhood’s newest community health center. An acknowledgement ceremony featuring local officials and community partners, as well as a family fun fair commemorated the occasion. …

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