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

  • News Release | Jan. 31, 2022

    Coalition urges Detroiters to claim Earned Income Tax Credit, explains the latest on Child Tax Credit for 2022

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  • News Release | Jan. 28, 2022

    New $2 million Innovation Challenge to address financial instability of Detroiters

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  • News Release | Dec. 16, 2021

    2020 Census undercounted population in select Detroit neighborhoods by 8%

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  • News Release | Dec. 15, 2021

    Families with no earnings, Hispanic parents most likely to miss out on Child Tax Credit payments

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  • News Release | Dec. 7, 2021

    Despite cost dip, Michigan auto insurance still high with persistent racial disparities

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  • Detroit skyline with the words Investing in Us: Resident Priorities for Economic Mobility in Detroit
    Feature | Nov. 18, 2021

    Poverty Solutions partners with 4 Detroit organizations to fund, evaluate economic mobility projects

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  • News Release | Nov. 10, 2021

    U-M launches SEAS Sustainability Clinic in Detroit to combat the effects of climate change

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  • News Release | Nov. 1, 2021

    $100,000 available for U-M faculty grants to research ways to prevent, alleviate poverty

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  • Feature | Oct. 27, 2021

    Poverty Solutions Director Luke Shaefer to give inaugural Kohn lecture on using evidence to fight poverty

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  • News Release | Oct. 21, 2021

    Nearly 38,000 households in Detroit estimated to be living in inadequate housing

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