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31.6% of Black Households in Illinois Have Negative or Zero Net Wealth

This post is written by Amber Blatt, the Heartland Alliance Policy & Advocacy Intern. New data from Prosperity Now finds that Illinois families are still struggling to get ahead and become financially secure. In particular, communities of color continue to face barriers and be held back by inequitable policies. An astounding 31.6% of black households […]

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June 19, 2017

2017 Legislative Roundup

IABG advocates for policies that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities, and...

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June 1, 2017

Legislative Update: Children's Savings Accounts

This past legislative session, our coalition worked to advances Children’s Savings Account...

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May 9, 2017

Congress Moves to Expand the Racial Wealth Gap

At a time when wealth inequity is at extremes, it’s been incredibly disappointing to see Congress...

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May 1, 2017

New Data Reveals Significant Discrimination in Auto Insurance Rates

Discrimination in car insurance rates was an issue raised by many IABG coalition members at our...

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March 10, 2017

2017 Legislative Priorities

IABG advocates for policy solutions that close the racial wealth gap, expand savings opportunities,...

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February 7, 2017

Financial Reforms Under Attack by the New Administration

Since its enactment in 2010, the financial reform policies included in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street...

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