September 20, 2019

poverty

  1. 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.

  2. April 25, 2019

    U-M launches network to promote economic mobility in region

    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.

  3. January 30, 2019

    Poverty Solutions report a testament to partners, progress in Detroit

    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.

  4. January 10, 2019

    University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

    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.

  5. April 11, 2018

    Access to energy-efficient lighting varies with poverty levels

    Energy-efficient lightbulbs are more expensive and less available in high-poverty urban areas than in more affluent locations, according to a new U-M study.

  6. March 19, 2018

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

    The university and the city of Detroit are joining forces on a four-year agreement to boost economic mobility and break the cycle of poverty in Detroit. 

  7. January 3, 2018

    New map offers snapshot of poverty, well-being in Michigan

    A new map developed by U-M’s Poverty Solutions initiative streamlines data about poverty and well-being, making it easier to understand what’s happening in Michigan counties.