Past Events


Apr 24, 2015
8:45 am to 5:30 pm
Join the conversation on Twitter: #wealth2015 ******View the web stream*******   This conference brings together diverse perspectives on wealth inequality, including political scientists, sociologists, and economists. Hosted by the National Poverty...
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Apr 06, 2015
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Join the conversation: #policytalks Daniel Geary, the author of Beyond Civil Rights: The Moynihan Report and its Legacy (forthcoming from University of Pennsylvania Press, June 2015), will discuss...
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Oct 10, 2014
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Lunch will be served; please RSVP to hpryor@umich.edu. About the event: Homeless people who struggle with compromised mental and physical health as well as drug use while cycling in and out of correctional facilities are...
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Apr 10, 2014
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Reception to follow. Join the conversation on Twitter: #policytalks About the topic: This talk will investigate the problem of rising economic inequality in the United States and the various options for addressing it....
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Apr 10, 2014
12:00 am
Free and open to the public.Registration required. The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host this conference as one of the highlights of the school's year-long centennial celebrations. Poverty, Policy, and People, organized by Maria...
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Nov 19, 2012
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
This event will bring together a variety of stakeholders to discuss what we know, what we are doing, and what can be done to address the continued hardships faced by many Michigan residents in the wake of the Great Recession and the current slow...
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Jan 27, 2009
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Marian Wright Edelman  Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of the Children's Defense Fund The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy's 2009 Citigroup Foundation Lecture. Co-sponsored by the National Poverty Center and the Students of Color...
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