Poverty Information Resources


Michigan Resources

Michigan League for Human Services

Michigan's Children

Data Driven Detroit

Community Research Institute
Grand Valley State University

Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale Poverty Report, 2009


Research Centers

National Poverty Center
University of Michigan

Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
Stanford University

Institute for Research on Poverty  
University of Wisconsin

Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity 
University of North Carolina School of Law

Joblessness and Urban Poverty Research Program
Harvard University

Institute for Policy Research
Northwestern University

Joint Center for Poverty Research
Northwestern University and the University of Chicago

Rural Poverty Research Institute
University of Missouri


National Center for Children and Poverty
Columbia University

The Research Forum for Children and Poverty
Columbia University

Rural Income, Poverty and Welfare Research Service
US Department of Agriculture

Center for Poverty Research
University of Kentucky

Poverty and Race Research Action Council
Washington, DC

West Coast Poverty Center
University of Washington

The Urban Institute
Washington, DC


Information Clearinghouses and Bibliographies

Anti-Poverty Initiatives
Spotlight on Poverty

The Finance Project
New York City

Spotlight on Poverty
Washington, DC

Poverty – Experimental Measurements
US Census Bureau

Brookings Institution Poverty Studies
Washington, DC

Mathematica Policy Research – Poverty Studies
Princeton, NJ

Economic Policy Institute – Poverty Studies
Washington, DC

Employment Policies Institute
Washington, DC

RAND Poverty Research
Santa Monica, CA



Lewis Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations
Western Michigan University
1104 Welborn Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 387-2141