August 13, 2020

Poverty Solutions

  1. July 28, 2020

    New funding opportunity aids research to combat racism

    Poverty Solutions and the Center for Social Solutions have announced a faculty grants competition to pursue action-based research aimed at ending systemic and institutional racism.

  2. July 20, 2020

    Associate professor finds fitness and fun on the ice

    Kristin Seefeldt, associate director for educational programs at Poverty Solutions at U-M and an associate professor of social work and public policy, competes in local figure skating competitions.

  3. July 8, 2020

    Grants address poverty, COVID-19 impact across Midwest

    A network led by Poverty Solutions U-M has awarded six grants totaling $150,000 for projects to improve economic mobility and address the impact of COVID-19 throughout the Midwest.

  4. April 20, 2020

    A look at COVID-19 research and activity across U-M

    The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the University of Michigan works on many levels, but it also has galvanized activity across the university as a broad range of academic, research and administrative units apply their expertise to this worldwide crisis. These synopses offer a glimpse into the variety of activity underway. Go online to…
  5. April 14, 2020

    Website answers questions about federal stimulus checks

    The 2020 Coronavirus Stimulus Payment website — co-developed by Poverty Solutions at U-M — walks people through a step-by-step process to ensure they receive their stimulus checks.

  6. February 26, 2020

    Poverty Solutions report highlights systems change to alleviate poverty

    Poverty Solutions has contributed to policy changes to help lower auto insurance costs, support children who don’t have a stable place to live, and promote access to safe housing for more Detroiters.

  7. November 25, 2019

    Poverty Solutions director named special counselor for MDHHS

    H. Luke Shaefer, director of Poverty Solutions at U-M and professor of social work and public policy, has been named special counselor to the director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

  8. September 24, 2019

    Event this week seeks to connect those doing engaged research

    An Intersections in Engaged Research event Sept. 27 at Palmer Commons seeks to bring together researchers and co-investigators from all three campuses who are involved in engaged research.

  9. September 12, 2019

    Faculty grants available to help prevent, alleviate poverty

    U-M’s Poverty Solutions initiative is announcing its fourth round of faculty grants with up to $180,000 available to support research on ways to prevent and alleviate poverty.

  10. May 9, 2019

    Michigan counties struggle to meet need for opioid treatment

    Michigan ranks among the top third of states for drug-related deaths, but a U-M analysis shows almost one-third of Michigan counties have no medication-based treatment services for opioid addiction.