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News & Events: February 2015

As we move into Spring, the Center for Poverty Research invites you to join us for two upcoming events focused on critical and timely issues in the area of poverty, education, and labor markets.  In early March, our seminar series will resume with a talk by Professor Harry Holzer of Georgetown University, a leading national expert on labor market training for traditionally disadvantaged groups.  Soon after, our Spring conference will feature the latest research from prominent scholars from around the country on improving college access and achievement among lower income students.&

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News & Events: December 2014

It has been a busy and rewarding year at the Center, and we are looking forward to more of the same in 2015.  Meanwhile, be sure to check out our new policy brief highlighting the complex relationship between water quality and child health in rural immigrant communities.  This newsletter also brings you two profiles of faculty who are having an impact on our community–one a local faculty affiliate, and another who was a 2014 visiting scholar.  Best wishes for a happy holiday season.

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News & Events: October 2014

This fall we are pleased to offer two events focusing on critical new developments in poverty research.  The Supplemental Poverty Measure has generated much interest and many questions from poverty experts and practitioners, and we are fortunate to have one of the leading experts on this new measure speaking on campus on November 5th.  Later in November, our fall conference on Poverty and Place will bring many prominent scholars from across the country to present and discuss research on the evolving relationship between poverty, poverty policies, and place.

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News & Events: September 2014

As the academic year begins, we are pleased to highlight some upcoming Center activities. Our fall conference on Poverty and Place will host leading researchers who examine intersections of poverty and geography. We will also host a seminar featuring one of the country’s leading experts on poverty measurement. We encourage you to continue checking our website for the latest research, policy briefs and more upcoming events.

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News & Events: July 2014

As we move through the summer months, we’d like to share summaries of recent Center-supported research that speaks to several timely poverty and policy issues.  Work on unaccompanied youth migrants, responses to changes in public health insurance, and connections between adolescent and later poverty and stress are among recent studies completed by our affiliated faculty and graduate students.  Our work aimed at training new scholars and disseminating poverty research continues with plans for our fall conference, funding for new research by emerging poverty scholars, and expansion

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News & Events: June 2014

As the academic year comes to a close, we are pleased to share our recent Center activities and announce plans for the coming year.  See the policy brief links below for recent research on poverty, health care and labor markets, and mark your calendar for our fall conference on Poverty and Place. Please check back often for the latest new research and upcoming events, and have a great summer.

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News & Events: December 2013

Happy holidays from the Center for Poverty Research staff. We will be back in the new year with more events and programs. Until then, we wish you a wonderful holiday season and a happy new year!

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News & Events: November 2013

The Center has had a busy November! We hosted a conference on the Affordable Care Act and have launched a new ACA Resource section on our website. This section contains useful information gained from conference participants and presenters. We have also launched our new podcast series – Poverty in Focus. Take a moment to view these and our other opportunities to stay involved!

From all of us at the Center – have a great Thanksgiving Holiday!

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News & Events: October 2013

The new school year is underway and the Center for Poverty Research has a lot of exciting events coming up. Check out our upcoming seminars and conferences and welcome our new visiting graduate scholars!

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News & Events: August 2013

We are looking forward to the Fall semester! Make sure to check out our new Policy Briefs on the impact of early life events on children, what difference small class size makes, and who uses school vouchers.

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News & Events: July 2013

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News & Events: May 2013

There’s a lot of talk about poverty in the United States – but what do official poverty statistics, and alternative measures, really mean?  Check out our latest Policy Briefs, including one on poverty definitions.

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News & Events: April 2013

We have just released three new Policy Briefs.  Read more below for research related to immigration and poverty.

We’ve also been busy putting together some great events for the spring!  See below for more information on these exciting opportunities to connect with top poverty researchers. 


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News and Events: March 2013

Check below for more information on our funding opportunities, seminars, events, & research.

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News and Events: February 2013

We’re doing some spring cleaning! In order to more effectively keep you informed on opportunities and research at the Center, please take a minute to update your contact information. Thank you!

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News and Events: December 2012

We’re looking forward to welcoming Dr. Sheldon Danziger to the Center & to our upcoming conference co-sponsored with the UC Davis School of Education.

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News and Events: November 2012

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Poverty Center News and Events: October 2012

Welcome back! We are thrilled to embark on our second year at the Center after a very successful inaugural season, thanks in large part to your continuing support and dedication to poverty research.

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Events and Announcements: May 2012

As the academic year draws to a close, we want to thank you all for your support of the Center during its inaugural year. We hope to see you Wednesday at our last seminar of the quarter, and look forward to sharing more poverty-related research and news with you in the future!