Affecting Change

To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty

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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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Speaker series to cover reparations, human-centered design, health impacts of oppression

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Sep. 5, 2023

Applications open Oct. 2-13 for Ann Arbor’s guaranteed income for low-income entrepreneurs

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Aug. 16, 2023

Chronic housing instability poses educational risk for Detroit students

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Aug. 7, 2023

United Way Challenge invests $1M+ in pilots to expand financial opportunities for Detroiters

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  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | School of Social Work Building

    The United States pays reparations every day—just not to Black America?

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  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Weill Hall (Ford School)

    The Injustice of Place

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  • 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm | Weill Hall (Ford School)

    Policy Talks at The Ford School: The Injustice of Place

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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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research projects supported
since 2016