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July 22, 2019

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April 25, 2019

U-M launches network to promote economic mobility in region

The University of Michigan will convene the first meeting of the Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network, a group of academic institutions working to advance and expand strategies to connect university-based poverty research to the public.

January 10, 2019

University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.

March 19, 2018

U-M, Detroit work to boost economic mobility, fight poverty

The University of Michigan and the city of Detroit are joining forces to boost economic mobility and break the cycle of poverty in Detroit.

Under the four-year agreement, U-M will provide up to $500,000 in resources each year to support action-based partnerships that pair U-M experts with city leaders.

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