September 26, 2021

Poverty Solutions

  1. September 13, 2021

    Speaker series to explore causes, consequences of poverty

    The annual Real-World Perspectives on Poverty Solutions eight-week speaker series will explore many issues related to poverty, featuring a variety of experts in policy and practice from across the nation.

  2. September 13, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. May 24, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  4. May 19, 2021

    Poverty Solutions staffer testifies at U.S. House hearing

    Jennifer Erb-Downward, senior research associate at Poverty Solutions, testified before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.

  5. May 17, 2021

    U-M chronicles location, nature of anti-Asian incidents

    New research from U-M offers insights into the location, nature and perpetrators of anti-Asian hate incidents that occurred in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. March 8, 2021

    Mutual benefit guides U-M’s work with Detroit partners

    U-M’s decades-long commitment to engagement in its founding city of Detroit has grown stronger in recent years, leading to the desire for a more cohesive approach to university engagement.

  7. February 15, 2021

    U-M study links Detroit’s home repair program, housing stability

    New research supported by Poverty Solutions at U-M shows a home repair grant program in Detroit has helped homeowners with low incomes complete major home repair projects.

  8. February 9, 2021

    Hardship research offers guidance for economic relief package

    Material hardship in the United States rose significantly in the final months of 2020 and was particularly high for households with children, according to new research from Poverty Solutions at U-M.

  9. October 6, 2020

    Ford School wins NASPAA 2020 Social Equity award

    The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy has received the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration’s 2020 Social Equity Award in recognition of work by Poverty Solutions.

  10. October 1, 2020

    More than $260K awarded for research on confronting, combating racism

    More than $260,000 total will be awarded to six action-based research projects as part of the inaugural “Confronting and Combating Racism” grants.