The Center provides many opportunities to graduate students, from mentoring on research and career objectives, to courses, conferences, our annual graduate student retreat, as well as opportunities in our visiting graduate student scholar program.
The State of California’s Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council (Council) is inviting researchers, policy experts and advocates to submit brief white papers with proposals for impactful, evidence-based strategies the Council should consider while developing priorities to address homelessness.
The Center hosts an annual graduate student retreat attended by faculty and students engaged in poverty research from a variety of disciplines. Faculty provide advice and workshops on grad school success and the career market, while students give presentations on their dissertation work to a crowd of enthusiastic and supportive colleagues.
Students from the departments of including Economics, Education, Human Development, Law, Nutrition, Psychology, and Sociology are nominated by our research affiliates to participate.