Affecting Change

To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty

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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Michigan opioid crisis map

New Michigan landscape map highlights counties affected hardest by opioid epidemic

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Oct. 31, 2023

U-M survey: Majority of Flint residents support reparations for Black Americans

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Oct. 2, 2023

Q&A: What does guaranteed income mean for Ann Arbor?

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Sep. 14, 2023

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

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  • 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm | Off Campus Location

    Making Healthy Environments a Legal Right in Michigan: Legislation or Green Amendment

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  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Institute For Social Research

    PSC Brownbag Series: Does the EITC crowd out financial assistance from parents?

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The Injustice of Place Policy Talk

The co-authors of The Injustice of Place Luke Shaefer, Kathryn Edin, and Timothy Nelson alongside Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan COO Nicole Sherard-Freeman talk about their book and the legacy of poverty in the U.S.


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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