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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IMPACT In The News:
Progress Illinois. Poverty Declined, Median Household Income Grew In Illinois Last Year
Progress Illinois. Poverty, Household Income & Health Insurance Coverage Improved Last Year
Progress Illinois. Report: Most Waitlists For Housing Choice Vouchers Closed In Illinois
Chicago Reporter. Black Chicagoans Most Likely to Live in Deep Poverty
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
3/15/2017. On poverty and violence
3/15/2017. Report links Illinois poverty, violence
1/26/2017. Illinois Issues: Left Behind