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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December 2019 e-newsletter, The Beat

2019 Summer newsletter, Heartland Alliance News

In the Media

  • WBEZ: Survivors Of Political Torture Move Forward In The U.S.

    From WBEZ — May 1, 2019 Research from the Center for Victims of Torture suggests that as many as 44% of refugees in the United States are torture survivors. A program of Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, the Marjorie Kovler Center supports many of these individuals — specifically those who endured politically-sanctioned …

  • NBC 5 Chicago: READI Chicago: How A Program Against Gun Violence Helps Save Lives

    From NBC 5 Chicago – April 23, 2019 A local organization is hoping to help end gun violence in Chicago by offering a job and therapy to the men affected by the epidemic.  Watch on the NBC 5 Chicago website. Learn more about READI Chicago.

  • 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, …

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