- November 17IRP/DreamUp Wisconsin will be hosting a session at the 2018 Madison Mayor’s Neighborhood ConferenceCommunity-University Partnerships to Increase Income in Dane County10:15 AM, Monona Terrace, Room H in Hall's of Ideas
- November 29Poverty and the Safety Net Among Immigrant ChildrenInstitute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Brian Thiede12:15 PM, 8417 Sewell Social Sciences
- December 5Key Questions in U.S. Disability PolicyInstitute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Manasi Deshpande1:00 PM, Online - Register at: https://www.irp.wisc.edu/resource/key-questions-in-u-s-disability-policy/
News & Opportunities
Work Requirements in the Safety Net and the Challenges of Implementation
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Ron Haskins
National Poverty Research Center Highlights
U.S. Collaborative of Poverty Centers
As the National Poverty Research Center, the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) coordinates a formal network of poverty centers called the U.S. Collaborative of Poverty Centers (CPC).
What if 10,000 Dane County families could boost their income by 10%?
DreamUp Wisconsin is a university-community collaboration to increase the net income of 10,000 Dane County families by 10% by 2020. It is part of the Alliance for the American Dream initiative funded by Schmidt Futures and will be led by IRP.
DreamUp Wisconsin gets at the heart of the Wisconsin idea. Bringing university knowledge and community voices together to improve people’s lives is what the Wisconsin Idea is all about. —UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank