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Beyond Cash

Paving a pathway to economic security for all Chicagoans goes beyond the reach of cash transfer programs. There are complementary actions the State of Illinois and City of Chicago can take to increase economic security and decrease poverty. To that end, policies should be explored in the following areas. While not an exhaustive list, this demonstrates the interconnectedness of the policy landscape and gives a not to what is actionable locally this year and beyond to foster economic security.​

Increase Work Stability and Economic Security

Our Mission

Strengthen the Safety Net

Bolster Consumer Protections

Increase Economic Mobility

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