Blog Posts

Filtered by: Racial Wealth Gap

June 21, 2019

2019 Legislative Roundup: Illinois Takes Steps to Help Families Build Financial Security

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

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May 31, 2019

Illinois Senate Passes Children’s Savings Account Legislation

ILLINOIS CSA PROGRAM WOULD BE THE LARGEST IN THE COUNTRY & MAKE IT 3 TIMES MORE LIKELY...

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January 29, 2019

Racial Disparities Exist Across All Measures of Financial Security in Illinois

By Sarah Martin, Policy & Advocacy Intern for Heartland Alliance Prosperity Now’s annual...

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July 13, 2018

IABG Launches Biannual Coalition Connection Meetings

This blog post is written by Katherine Liu, Communications Intern with Heartland Alliance.  ...

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June 7, 2018

2018 Legislative Roundup

IABG, a project of Heartland Alliance, advocates for policies that address the growing racial...

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March 22, 2018

Richest 20% of Households Make 5 Times More Than the Poorest 20% in Illinois

By Amber Blatt, Policy & Advocacy Intern & Jody Blaylock, Senior Policy Associate New data...

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January 10, 2018

Peoples Gas Proposal Would Cause Devastating Increases to Gas Bills

Peoples Gas has been working for years to replace Chicago’s aging gas pipes in a project...

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January 8, 2018

Our 2018 New Year's Resolutions

Here at IABG, we’re taking time this holiday season to reflect on our priorities going into the...

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November 28, 2017

New Report Sheds Light on Barriers to Retirement Savings

A new report released today by our friends at Heartland Alliance’s Social IMPACT Research...

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