Affecting Change

To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty


90 %

of pandemic-era evictions in Detroit involved properties operated unlawfully by landlords

2022 Impact Report
The mission of Poverty Solutions is to partner with communities and policymakers to find new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.
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U-M’s Poverty Solutions marks impact of action-based research in 2022

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News Release | Mar. 10, 2023

February Jobs Report: Job Growth Shows No Signs of Slowing

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News Release | Mar. 1, 2023

Many households will struggle with ending of federal pandemic aid: Faculty Q&A

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News Release | Feb. 16, 2023

First-ever look at child, youth homelessness data at county, congressional district levels reveals impact of pandemic

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  • 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | Duderstadt Center

    Public Resource & Awareness Fair of Mass Incarceration

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  • 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm | Chrysler Center

    Where Do We Go From Here? People of Action Coalition Town Hall Meeting

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  • 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Off Campus Location

    It’s an Emergency! What are we doing about it? Environmental Justice & Emergency Response in Detroit

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Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions

The Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions speaker series introduces key issues regarding the causes and consequences of poverty through an in-person and virtual lecture series featuring experts in policy and practice from across the nation. Watch the latest talk, and learn more about the fall 2022 series.

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Our Approach

Projects and Partners

Our projects focus on data, evidence, and equitable partnerships to bring about positive change.

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80 +

research projects supported
since 2016