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

  • Feature | Nov. 21, 2022

    Bringing it home: improving tomorrow’s living environments

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  • News Release | Nov. 18, 2022

    Report Reveals 311,961 Children Under Age Three Are Estimated to Be Experiencing Homelessness Across Twenty U.S. States, Only 7% Are Enrolled In An Early Childhood Program

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  • More than 40% of Michiganders live in areas considered "child care deserts."
    News Release | Nov. 16, 2022

    New website answers child care providers’ questions about Michigan child care subsidy

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  • News Release | Nov. 14, 2022

    Detroit eviction filings on track to return to pre-pandemic level as COVID-19 protections expire

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  • BLS Monthly Jobs Report - Rapid Insights - from Betsey Stevenson
    News Release | Nov. 4, 2022

    October Jobs Report: Ongoing strength in labor market has led to inclusive recovery

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  • Figure 1: Detroiters' Policy Priorities, based on topic. For K-12 schools, 77% said it was a high priority, 16% said low/medium priority, and 4% said it wasn't a priority. For Infaltion: 75% high priority, 19% low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Affordable Healthcare: 73% high priority, 20% low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Affordable Housing: 73% high priority, 20% low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Crime: 73% high priority, 20% low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Racial Inequality: 70% high priority, 21% low/medium priority, and 7% not a priority. For High-quality Jobs: 69% high priority, 25% low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Economic Inequality: 67% high priority, 24% low/medium priority, and 5% not a priority. For Roads and Infrastructure: 67% said high priority, 26% said low/medium priority, and 4% not a priority. For Gun Ownership: 59% high priority, 30% low/medium, and 9% not a priority. For Environment: 56% high priority, 34% low/medium priority, and 7% not a priority. For Policing Reform: 56% high priority, 34% low/ medium priority, and 7% not a priority. For Property Taxes: 54% high priority, 38% low/medium, and 5% not a priority. For COVID-19 Rates: 52% high priority, 38% said low/meidum, and 7% not a priority. For Abortion: 49% high priority, 32% low/medium priority, and 16% not a priority. For Opiod Drug Use: 44% high, 42% low/medium, and 12% not a priority. For Immigration: 35% high, 49% low/medium, and 14% not a priority. For LGBTQ+ Rights: 34% high, 43% low/medium, and 20% not a priority.
    News Release | Nov. 3, 2022

    Detroiters say quality K-12 schools is top policy priority for November elections

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  • News Release | Nov. 2, 2022

    Candidate support for reparations would mobilize Detroit voters

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  • News Release | Oct. 27, 2022

    HOPE Village Revitalization

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  • BLS Monthly Jobs Report - Rapid Insights - from Betsey Stevenson
    News Release | Oct. 7, 2022

    September Jobs Report: While slowing, employment growth remains strong

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  • News Release | Oct. 4, 2022

    2021 Child Tax Credit reduced hardship for families in poverty, had no significant impact on employment

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