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Poverty in Michigan

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Compiled By Corey Seeman

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[edit] University of Michigan Departments and Centers

National Poverty Center (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan)

[edit] State of Michigan Resources

Michigan Poverty Initiative

Community Resources in Michigan

  • Links to resources available to people in Michigan from the state and private nonprofit organizations.

Summary of Michigan Benefits from GovBenefits.gov

[edit] Federal Government Resources

U.S. Census Bureau

Poverty information from the U.S. Census

Income and Poverty Data Sources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Poverty Guidelines, Research, and Measurement

[edit] Internet Resources

Special Project: Ann Arbor's Hidden Poor

Michigan League for Human Services

  • Founded in 1912, the Michigan League for Human Services is a nonprofit, nonpartisan statewide policy and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that Michigan’s low-income residents achieve economic security.

Share Network (Michigan)

  • SHARE Network is a unique resource to help customers become self-sufficient. It is a network of governmental and nonprofit organizations to promote: workforce development partners; faith-based organizations; community organizations; and businesses and government agencies in Michigan.
  • You can browse these organizations by county in Michigan.

Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED)

Fighting Poverty in America (NPR Series from 2006)

  • Six news stories (all available from NPR) on their 2006 series looking at the issues of Poverty.
  • One story discusses IDAs (Individual Development Accounts).