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Center for the Study of Social Policy     View
The mission of this nonprofit organization "is to promote policies and practices that improve the living conditions and opportunities of low-income and other disadvantaged persons." The Center's work is "concentrated in the areas of fa ...

NYC Center for Economic Opportunity     View
Website for this New York City program established "to analyze the causes, scope, and consequences of poverty." Highlights include a report (released in summer 2008) on an alternative to the federal poverty measure (noting that "New Yo ...

The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality: Pathways     View
Website for Pathways, an online and print magazine with articles on trends in poverty and inequality, research summaries, debates, and "discussions of how labor market, poverty, and policy might be rethought and changed." The inaugural issu ...

In Fight to Help the Homeless, French Take to Tents     View
This January 2007 articles describes how the advocacy group "Children of Don Quixote" enlisted "well-fed, well-off Parisians to leave their salons and sleep in 300 bright red tents on the cobblestones with the homeless, in a show of so ...

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP)     View
This organization's purpose is to "identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and their families." The Web site has facts, statistics, reports, news, ana ...

Work and Marriage: The Way to End Poverty and Welfare     View
September 2003 policy brief from the Brookings Institution that contrasts "making cash and related forms of public assistance more generous with strategies that encourage work and marriage." Includes links to related commentary and briefs f ...

Politeia     View
This peer-reviewed journal encompasses public administration, political science, and strategic studies. The articles provide a broad range of perspectives on politically charged topics relating to South Africa and the international community.

Center for Global Development (CGD)     View
An "independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank dedicated to reducing global poverty and inequality through policy oriented research and engagement on development issues," the CGD's focus is on policies of the "United States and o ...

U.S. Department of Energy: Recovery and Reinvestment     View
Compilation of documents and links related to U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. View background and updates on projects in specific U.S. states and funding in the areas of energy eff ...

National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (NHCLP)     View
The mission of this organization "is to prevent and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness. ... [It] pursues three main strategies: impact litigation, policy advocacy, and public education. ...



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