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

  • Feature | Jul. 6, 2023

    Detroit youth share vision for $5.7M grant to address homelessness, housing instability

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  • News Release | Jun. 30, 2023

    Detroit’s 16% unemployment rate driven by labor force rebounders

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    News Release | Jun. 12, 2023

    $8.2M in emergency rental assistance spent at Detroit properties where landlords still moved to evict

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  • News Release | Jun. 6, 2023

    Ann Arbor to pilot guaranteed basic income program in partnership with University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions

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  • News Release | Jun. 5, 2023

    New policy brief from Wayne State University, Poverty Solutions reveals Detroit schools under-identify homeless students

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  • May. 30, 2023

    Poverty Solutions research assistants support groups advancing Detroit financial well-being projects

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    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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