Our Impact


  • Played a key role in the passage of the Illinois Prescription Discount Drug Bill for seniors.
  • Conducted the first equity analysis of the Chicago Public Schools budget, which revealed that schools with the most poor and minority students tend to come up short. School reform advocates formed an ad hoc budget monitoring committee to hold CPS budget officials accountable.
  • Produced the first comprehensive report card on Chicago school reform and disseminated it widely, including through Crains