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U-M survey: Detroit unemployment rate drops, but 1 in 5 residents in financial trouble
August 10, 2020

Poverty Solutions Director Testifies at Congressional Briefing on Promoting Child Health Equity through the Tax Code
August 4, 2020

A Statement From University Poverty Research Center Directors On Mead’s “Poverty And Culture”
August 3, 2020

U-M Announces New Funding Opportunity for Action-based Research to Combat and Confront Racism
July 28, 2020

What happens if eviction moratoriums expire across the US?
July 21, 2020

Medicaid expansion meant better health for the most vulnerable low-income adults
July 10, 2020

U-M awards grants to address poverty, impact of COVID-19 across Midwest
July 8, 2020

Unemployment remains steadily high in Detroit
June 30, 2020

The Poverty Narrative: Using Personal Stories for Systemic Change
June 26, 2020

Public Policy Meets Real Life
June 24, 2020

New Report Reveals Detroiters’ Perceptions of Entrepreneurship and Economic Opportunity
June 23, 2020

Understanding Disadvantage in Rural, Urban, and Suburban Places
June 19, 2020

How to Tell a Story with Data and Solutions Journalism: Getting Started
June 17, 2020

Re-thinking the Poverty Narrative: Journalists, academics should highlight who benefits from inequality
June 12, 2020

Foster care and child well-being: Insights in the time of coronavirus
June 11, 2020

U-M law clinic meets high demand for unemployment benefit assistance
June 8, 2020

Coronavirus pandemic worsens food insecurity for low-income adults 
June 2, 2020

DMACS survey: 43% of Detroiters have lost jobs during pandemic
May 26, 2020

Eviction case filed for 1 in 6 rental units in Michigan, U-M study finds
May 20, 2020

Detroit housing shortage, evictions set stage for COVID-19 housing crisis
May 12, 2020

Michigan poverty map shows economic security by county
May 4, 2020

DMACS survey: 1-in-5 Detroiters will be out of money in 3 months due to COVID-19 crisis
April 27, 2020

Children with access to SNAP fair better as adults
April 23, 2020

A National Hotspot: The Coronavirus in Detroit
April 15, 2020

New website answers Michiganders’ questions about federal stimulus checks
April 13, 2020

Q&A: Stimulus checks might not reach those who need them most
April 9, 2020

Q&A: Coronavirus pandemic requires action to protect people who are homeless
April 8, 2020

H. Luke Shaefer appointed as the Ford School’s inaugural Kohn Professor of Social Justice and Social Policy
March 27, 2020

Poverty Solutions releases Michigan COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Guide
March 27, 2020

Coronavirus and low-income families: U-M experts can discuss impact
March 19, 2020

Q&A: Coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems
March 12, 2020

Poverty Solutions Annual Impact Report highlights systems change to alleviate poverty
February 26, 2020

New index ranks America’s 100 most disadvantaged communities
January 30, 2020

Poverty Solutions fellow Joshua Edmonds testifies before Congressional subcommittee
January 30, 2020

U-M departments invited to host positions for Summer Youth Employment Program
January 30, 2020

Detroit URC, Poverty Solutions award new grants to community-academic poverty research
January 27, 2020

Arc of Systems Change: At Home in Detroit
January 19, 2020

Arc of Systems Change: Driving Michigan’s auto insurance reform
January 19, 2020

Detroit reviewing link between tax auction, housing instability in response to U-M study
December 19, 2019

Grant will allow U-M researchers to study how poverty affects the brain
December 18, 2019

Poverty Solutions student tackles ‘flawed’ American narrative of poverty
December 13, 2019

Disinvestment in rural Kentucky leaves ‘nothing to do’ but drugs
December 9, 2019

Flood recovery out of reach for many in rural South Carolina
December 9, 2019

Moving the needle on syringe exchanges in Appalachian Kentucky
December 9, 2019

Murky homeownership status derails flood relief in South Carolina
December 9, 2019

Hometown heroes hold up social safety net in rural Kentucky
December 6, 2019

Poverty Solutions finds undercount of homeless kids in Detroit, across Michigan
November 27, 2019

Poverty Solutions faculty director named special counselor to the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
November 21, 2019

U-M research shows how wealth begets educational disparity
November 11, 2019

Maps highlight Michigan cities, groups that will bear brunt of climate change effects
November 8, 2019

Detroit Home Repair Resource Guide connects homeowners with home repair assistance
October 31, 2019

Fall speaker series highlights real-world poverty solutions
September 19, 2019

$180,000 available in faculty grants to research ways to prevent, alleviate poverty
September 10, 2019

Latest US poverty statistics: U-M experts can comment
September 5, 2019

Detroit Economic Mobility Policy Fellows use U-M support to tackle city’s pressing issues
September 3, 2019

Kristin Seefeldt joins Poverty Solutions as new associate faculty director
August 15, 2019

New report finds childhood homelessness is rising, much higher than state data show
June 28, 2019

U-M economist, Collaborative of Poverty Centers respond to Trump administration’s poverty line proposal
June 27, 2019

Earned Income Tax Credit helps low-income moms live on their own
June 19, 2019

U-M faculty win international design competition to reimagine Detroit’s arts and cultural district
June 10, 2019

Auto insurance reform in Michigan: U-M experts can discuss what it means for low-income residents
May 24, 2019

For moms, working multiple jobs can be depressing
May 20, 2019

Opioid addiction: Michigan counties struggle to meet the need for treatment
May 9, 2019

Poverty Solutions staffer testifies in DC on auto insurance, cycle of poverty
May 3, 2019

U-M convenes Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network to promote economic mobility in region
April 25, 2019

Auto Insurance And Economic Mobility in Michigan: A Cycle of Poverty
March 20, 2019

President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Greg Foran addresses U-M workforce conference
March 17, 2019

Podcast: Reduce Chronic Absenteeism by Addressing Poverty
March 8, 2019

Many Michigan residents struggle to make ends meet, say local officials
March 6, 2019

U-M hosts Equitable Development Conference
February 13, 2019

U-M Poverty Solutions Impact Report: A testament to partners, progress in Detroit
January 30, 2019

U-M Launches New Projects to Fight Poverty
January 10, 2019

U-M poverty and well-being map shows improvements statewide, but variations by county
December 19, 2018

Better implementation of state law could improve housing stability for Detroit homeowners
December 17, 2018

Head Start slashes likelihood of adult poverty
December 12, 2018

Michigan students among nation’s most chronically absent, homeless students at particular risk
December 6, 2018

New U-M professorship to support social justice research, action
December 6, 2018

Pay for Success model addresses population health in underserved areas
November 8, 2018

Study: Older Black Americans are 3 times more likely to experience homelessness
October 17, 2018

More kids living in multigenerational families
September 25, 2018

U-M program opens doors for young job-seekers
September 25, 2018

U-M faculty and external partners tackle poverty in Michigan and beyond
September 17, 2018

U-M, Harvard partner to address economic mobility, opioid crisis
September 12, 2018

Latest US poverty statistics: U-M experts can comment
September 10, 2018

Meet the young people who helped fuel U-M’s engine this summer
August 27, 2018

More than $200K Available for Research to Prevent and Alleviate Poverty
August 27, 2018

U-M report: new work requirements for food assistance impact organizations in Washtenaw County
August 7, 2018

School of Nursing faculty co-authors national report on homelessness and health
July 11, 2018

Building Coalitions and Community in Lake County, Michigan
June 13, 2018

Small group math instruction benefits young children
June 11, 2018

Redistribution of wealth could boost consumption rate
May 23, 2018

Detroit Thought Leaders United: Data, Discussion & Collaboration
May 9, 2018

U-M Researchers Aim to Amplify Metro Detroit Voices with $761,000 from Knight Foundation
April 16, 2018

U-M to Host National Experts for New Directions in Basic Income Workshop
April 13, 2018

University of Michigan survey to help local leaders connect with residents, foster democratic engagement with $761,000 from Knight Foundation
April 12, 2018

Energy injustice? Cost, availability of energy-efficient lightbulbs vary with poverty levels
April 11, 2018

Detroit’s youth employment program boosts graduation rates, academic performance
April 10, 2018

Need help avoiding foreclosure in Detroit?
April 10, 2018

A lesson in poverty: Schoolchildren in Michigan struggle with homelessness at high rates
April 5, 2018

Wallenberg Fellow to study whether mobile phones ease poverty
March 23, 2018

How transportation could help alleviate poverty in Benton Harbor
March 21, 2018

U-M, Detroit work to boost economic mobility
March 19, 2018

The road out of poverty: How transportation impacts economic mobility
March 15, 2018

Finding a Sense of Place: U-M Students and Brazilians Working Together
March 13, 2018

Beyond Housing Policy: Human Service Policies to Address Housing Instability
February 26, 2018

The Road Out of Poverty: A Transportation & Economic Mobility Symposium
February 19, 2018

Alleviating poverty: New approaches for Michigan and beyond
February 12, 2018

Poverty Solutions Seeks Student Display Submissions
February 12, 2018

U-M highlights partnerships in Poverty Solutions first-year achievements, announces new investments to fight poverty
January 30, 2018

Poverty Solutions, Community Action and Social Change partner to bring undergraduate students certificate program
January 25, 2018

Simplifying higher ed financial aid: U-Michigan professor to testify before Congress
January 17, 2018

U-M seeks positions to help area youths develop work experience
January 17, 2018

Event: Innovative programs for youth and young adults
January 4, 2018

Detroit-area experts discuss gentrification
December 21, 2017

New map offers snapshot of poverty, well-being in Michigan
December 21, 2017

Job Opportunity: Community Engagement and Relationship Manager 
December 18, 2017

Seven recommendations for ‘pay-for-success’ interventions
December 12, 2017

Call for Proposals for Research to Inform Child Support Policies and Programs
November 21, 2017

When women have access to family planning, income rises and poverty drops
November 17, 2017

Q & A with Olivia Golden, Executive Director of the Center for Law and Social Policy
November 15, 2017

U-M Announces Workshop Opportunity for Junior Scholars: New Directions in Basic Income
November 15, 2017

Prenatal Medicaid benefits boost health gains across generations
November 1, 2017

New Urban Collaboratory tackles emerging city challenges
September 19, 2017

Poverty Solutions Announces Munger Case Competition
September 14, 2017

Poverty Day 2017: U-M expert perspective on new U.S. Census poverty data
September 13, 2017

Up to $220K Available for Research Strategies to Prevent and Alleviate Poverty
September 8, 2017

US poverty, health insurance stats: U-M experts can discuss
September 7, 2017

Grant will support digital tools for underserved job seekers
August 22, 2017

Youth employment program offers mentors, life skills
August 14, 2017

Enterprise models that help alleviate poverty
August 8, 2017

Poor and minority customers lose on mortgage services from banks
July 13, 2017

U-M Launches Summer Jobs Program for Young Adults
June 27, 2017

U-M Receives Grant to Study How Low-cost Family Planning Can Improve Women’s Lives
June 26, 2017

U-M Announces Workshop Opportunity for Research Using 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
June 20, 2017

U-M Experts Join Reps. Dingell, Norcross, and Pocan in “Future of Work, Wages & Labor” Discussion
June 20, 2017

Detroit: Community organizing helped stabilize neighborhoods after mortgage crisis
May 31, 2017

Summer Jobs for Youth Success
May 22, 2017

Should the U.S. enact a universal child allowance?
April 30, 2017

Summer Youth Jobs Programs: An Evaluation
April 26, 2017

Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality
April 25, 2017

Poverty Solutions Engagement Series: Making Housing More Affordable
March 21, 2017

U-M Poverty Expert Delivers Statement to Bipartisan Congressional Commission
February 9, 2017

Fighting poverty: U-M announces new investments in programs
January 17, 2017

U-M President Mark Schlissel discusses new projects to prevent, alleviate poverty
January 17, 2017

Poverty: U-M launches initiative aimed at finding solutions
October 5, 2016