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May 21, 2012

Economic Mobility in Illinois

The Pew Center on the States recently released an analysis showing how Americans move up and down...

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March 27, 2012

Underwater in Chicago's Communities Of Color

Last week, the Woodstock Institute released their report “Struggling to Stay Afloat: Negative...

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March 22, 2012

A Look at the Banking Choices Of Low-income Individuals

Banking the unbanked has been an important part of the asset building policy agenda. Low-income...

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January 31, 2012

Illinois Ranked 32nd in the Country for Asset Poverty

According to 2012 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard, asset poverty is on the rise in Illinois. The...

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January 11, 2012

The Illinois State EITC Doubles

Yesterday, Governor Quinn signed into law¬† a bill that will doubles the state’s Earned...

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January 10, 2012

The 2011 Report on Illinois Poverty Is Now Interactive

The Social IMPACT Research Center has launched a new interactive poverty data portal to complement...

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November 15, 2011

A Look at the New Supplemental Poverty Measure

  On November 7, 2011, the U.S. Census Bureau released the Research Supplemental Poverty...

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