April 14, 2020
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.
February 26, 2020
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.
November 25, 2019
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.
September 24, 2019
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.
September 12, 2019
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.
May 9, 2019
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.
April 25, 2019
U-M will convene the first meeting of the Midwest Mobility from Poverty Network, a group of academic institutions working to help connect university-based poverty research to the public.
January 30, 2019
U-M has released the Poverty Solutions Impact Report, which highlights a number of collaborative projects and includes efforts that have led to concrete policy changes.
January 10, 2019
Nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center kick off this month and are intended to prevent and alleviate poverty.
December 6, 2018
A $2.5 million gift by the Kohn Charitable Trust will establish a new professorship of social justice and social policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.