- October 18Segregating the City: How Schools and Race Shaped Metropolitan AmericaInstitute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Walter Stern12:15 PM, 8417 Sewell Social Sciences
- October 25The Impact of Food Assistance on Food Security: Evidence from the SEBTC DemonstrationInstitute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Jacob Klerman12:15 PM, 8417 Sewell Social Sciences
- October 31Work Requirements in the Safety Net and the Challenges of ImplementationInstitute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach and Ron Haskins1:00 PM, Online - Register at: http://irpwisc.formstack.com/forms/work_requirements
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