Commission on the Elimination of Poverty 

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About the Commission

The Illinois Commission on the Elimination of Poverty is an independent body focused on eliminating poverty in our state in a manner consistent with international human rights standards.  As such, the Commission’s charge is twofold:

  • To create and monitor a specific, substantive, measurable strategic plan for cutting extreme poverty in Illinois; and
  • To offer advice and comment on state matters that may positively or negatively impact the state’s goal of ending poverty.

Meet the Commissioners

Read the Reports

 2014 Annual Report 

 2013 Annual Report

 2012 Annual Report

 2011 Annual Report

 2010 Annual Report

For more information, contact:

Kimberly Drew
kdrew@heartlandalliance.org
312.870.4948

Sumaiya Saad
sumaiya.saad@illinois.gov
312.814.3245

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