The Center on Poverty and Inequality works with policymakers, researchers, practitioners, and advocates to develop effective policies and practices to alleviate poverty and inequality in the United States.
The Center's areas of anti-poverty work include policy and program recommendations to help marginalized girls, effective workforce and education policies and programs for disconnected youth, and the development of policy to combat deep poverty.
- On March 20, 2014 the Center on Poverty released a new report: Blueprint: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Sex Trafficking of Girls.
- Read Peter Edelman and Rebecca Epstein's op-ed published by Reuters: "Helping the Victims of American Sex Trafficking".
- On November 15, 2013, the Center on Poverty launched its new policy series, Voices and Visibility for Disconnected Girls: Responding to Trauma, with a conference on Girls and Trauma, keynoted by Dr. Stephanie Covington and co-hosted by The Human Rights Project for Girls and The National Crittenton Foundation. See the video of the conference here:
- To read a report on Career and Technical Education published by Faculty Co-Director Harry Holzer, click here.