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Graduates of Asset Building Programs Honored

In June dozens of participants in the Asset Building programs at Heartland Human Care Services (HHCS) were recognized for their achievements by program mentors and Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).

"Today we are celebrating success,” Erika Singleton, a member of the HHCS Asset Building Team, said. “The milestones achieved, the goals accomplished, and every step taken toward success.”

July 09, 2014 | 5:54pm | James Povijua
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Meet James - Our Newest Team Member

We are excited to welcom James Povijua to the Heartland Alliance Policy and Advocacy team. James joins us as a Policy Associate in the Financial Empowerment Policy Unit where he will support IABG's state policy work. Here are a few things you should know about James:

He believes a key component to ending poverty is asset building:

June 24, 2014 | 9:37am |
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House Passes Bill Protecting Workers from Payroll Card Fees

Last week, the Illinois House passed legislation (HB5622) that would protect workers from the hidden and abusive fees of many payroll cards. The bill was sponsored by Representative Turner and supported by the Illinois Attorney General.

April 17, 2014 | 11:42am | Carl Wiley
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