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Donors Forum CEO Speaks to Legislators on State's Broken Human Services System

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03/02/2010

Donors Forum President and CEO Valerie S. Lies appeared before the Appropriations-Human Services Committee at the Illinois General Assembly. Lies spoke about the State's broken human services system, calling for legislators to “pursue sources of new, stable, fair, and diversified revenue.”

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Social IMPACT Research Center

The Social IMPACT Research Center at Heartland Alliance does research that equips nonprofits, foundations, and governments to advance real-world solutions to poverty.   The Social IMPACT Research Center tracks poverty-related indicators for the nation and for a variety of geographies in Illinois and across the Midwest and has an extensive portfolio of publications and

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Feeding America

Feeding America undertakes extensive studies, which provide comprehensive information on the demographic profiles of charitable food recipients and the nature and efficacy of local agencies in meeting their food security needs.  Map the Meal Gap shows that hunger exists in every county in the nation and that children are disproportionately affected.

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