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.
January 9, 2020
U-M researchers have won a $6.7 million grant to study how poverty-related adversity increases risk for anxiety and depression, especially for low-income and African-American people.
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.
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.
April 11, 2018
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.
March 19, 2018
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.
January 3, 2018
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.