Affecting Change

To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty

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2023 Impact Report
The mission of Poverty Solutions is to partner with communities and policymakers to find new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty through action-based research.
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Featured

Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office, ACLU of Michigan, University of Michigan announce release of Prosecutor Transparency Project study

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Collage of Poverty Solutions team members and students

Feature | Feb. 1, 2024

Poverty Solutions at U-M grows partnerships in poverty alleviation in 2023

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News Release | Jan. 31, 2024

Poverty Solutions workshop generates novel solutions for addressing Michigan's debt collection crisis

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SummerWorks participants gather at an end-of-summer celebration on Aug. 17, 2023, at Washtenaw Community College.

News Release | Jan. 23, 2024

SummerWorks seeks Washtenaw County employers, mentors to invest in future workforce

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Events

  • 10:00 am – 11:00 pm | Off Campus Location

    Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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  • 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | Off Campus Location

    Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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  • 10:00 am – 11:00 pm | Off Campus Location

    Up to $50,000 Grant For Student Sustainability Projects

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Our Approach

Detroit Partnership

We work closely with the City of Detroit, neighborhood groups, service providers, and foundations in Detroit to improve economic opportunity and reduce poverty.

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Featured Projects

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

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80 +

research projects supported
since 2016