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To Prevent & Alleviate Poverty
The mission of Poverty Solutions is to partner with communities and policymakers to find new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.
The Daily Beast | Nov. 25, 2023
White House Council of Economic Advisers | Nov. 20, 2023
Outlier Media | Nov. 15, 2023
Michigan Chronicle | Nov. 5, 2023
Poverty Solutions alumni Joshua Rivera, Alissa Graff, and Patrick Cooney join Director Luke Shaefer for a panel discussion reflecting on how their research informed policy change.
We work closely with the City of Detroit and community partners to improve economic opportunity and reduce poverty.
We work with community organizations and individuals in co-creating and seeking new solutions to prevent and alleviate poverty.
Our working papers and policy briefs include research from different paths of study, and focus on a number of core domains.
Our projects focus on data, evidence, and equitable partnerships to bring about positive change.