Finding new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty

in Michigan, the Nation and the World. Read the 2017 Progress Report

Poverty Solutions combines the assets of the university toward the prevention and alleviation of poverty. This work can affect the lives of millions of Americans through partnerships with community groups and policy makers to test the most promising solutions possible.

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Faculty Experts

While education, employment and homeownership have long been considered stepping stones to the middle class, many working families only have access to a separate but unequal set of poor-quality jobs, low-performing schools and declining housing markets that offer few chances for upward mobility.

- Kristin S. Seefeldt

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