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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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U-M experts explore ramifications of housing crisis on economy, emotional well-being and more

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mural on the side of a brick building with fire escapes that reads, "How Are You Really?"

News Release | May. 30, 2024

Survey shows how Detroiters' mental health has changed since pandemic

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News Release | May. 16, 2024

Housing crisis in Michigan: Report explores who owns, rents, has no home; examines racial gaps

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Feature | May. 8, 2024

Child care workers caught in middle of Michigan’s broken child care system

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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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