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Discover the latest releases on findings that can inform poverty prevention and alleviation programs and policy.

  • stuffed animal toy in doctor's outfit with mask, at a pediatrician's office
    News Release | May. 18, 2023

    New Michigan Medicine Program Seeks to Address Adolescent and Child Health-care Inequities

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  • Houses on Field St in Detroit
    News Release | May. 17, 2023

    U-M’s Poverty Solutions takes an evidence-based approach to improving life in Detroit and beyond

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  • News Release | May. 5, 2023

    April Jobs Report: Black women’s employment rate at 22-year high

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  • News Release | Apr. 20, 2023

    Mott Foundation intends to grant up to $15 million to support direct payments to Flint mothers during pregnancy and first year of a child’s life

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  • News Release | Apr. 7, 2023

    March Jobs Report: Strong, if slowing, labor market continues as Black unemployment falls to a record low

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  • H. Luke Shaefer
    News Release | Apr. 3, 2023

    National Academy of Sciences appoints Shaefer chair of new committee on economic and social mobility

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  • People call for reparations
    News Release | Mar. 29, 2023

    Detroiters’ views on reparations connected to perception of racial wealth gap, other inequality

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  • Feature | Mar. 15, 2023

    U-M’s Poverty Solutions marks impact of action-based research in 2022

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  • News Release | Mar. 10, 2023

    February Jobs Report: Job Growth Shows No Signs of Slowing

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  • News Release | Mar. 1, 2023

    Many households will struggle with ending of federal pandemic aid: Faculty Q&A

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