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Last modified: November 24, 2010, 12:24 PM
The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (Shriver Center) is a not-for-profit organization that provides national leadership in efforts to increase opportunity and justice for low-income people and move them from poverty to prosperity. We ensure that American laws and policies effectively advance social and economic justice by helping lawmakers and advocates translate laws and policies into practical solutions to address the myriad of issues that combine to cause poverty. We work across a broad range of interrelated policy areas and accomplish our mission through a comprehensive set of initiatives including legal advocacy and education, policy development, litigation, and communications.