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Reducing urban poverty and its consequences

We understand and address poverty by delving into its human, social and economic implications as experienced at the levels of the family and community.
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Research and Policy Evaluation

We uncover effective and creative solutions to the causes and diverse effects of poverty through the use of data and by putting data-driven tools in the hands of the community.

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Data Systems

Our data systems include some of the most comprehensive longitudinal and continually updated integrated data sets in the country.

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Community Stabilization and Development

The Poverty Center provides data, technology and research that aids community development-focused entities in our area to make well-informed, data-based policy and practice decisions.