Sheldon Danziger

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The Power of Policy

Dec 17, 2014
Public policy is a principled guide to action, designed to lead to the greater good. As we celebrate our centennial as America’s first graduate-level training program in public administration, we take a moment to reflect on the powerful role policy...

Rising child poverty long trend in the making, says Danziger

Oct 22, 2013
Sheldon Danziger was quoted in a Fox News article about rising child poverty. The article covers a study by the Southern Education Foundation which found that the majority of public school students in 13 southern and four western states are living...
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BA alum works to ensure prisoners' civil rights

Dec 18, 2012
For Gary Graca (BA '09), a degree in public policy was about seeing what happens out of public view. As a paralegal in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Graca visits the inner workings of state-funded prisons and...
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On the front lines

Jan 5, 2012
Teach for America a destination for service-minded Ford School undergraduates Elam Lantz entered the Ford School with an eye on the biggest of policymaking stages, Washington, DC. But he soon reassessed his approach to making the world a better...
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Skipping doses, splitting pills in southeastern Michigan

Dec 6, 2010
Metro Detroit residents have made difficult decisions to weather the "Great Recession" that began in December 2007—in some cases, to the detriment of their own health. That is one of the early findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Survey...

Sheldon Danziger comments on the latest U.S. poverty levels

Sep 17, 2010
Sheldon Danziger spoke to a variety of media outlets about the release of a U.S. Census Bureau report on the nation’s poverty level. According the report, poverty in the U.S. reached a 51-year high with 14.3% of the population falling below the...
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The right place at the right time, unfortunately

Sep 16, 2009
National Poverty Center surveying effects of recession and federal stimulus on Southeast Michigan workers and families Long affected by the loss of well-paid manufacturing jobs, workers and families in Southeast Michigan have been hit especially...

2017 Ford School Commencement

Apr 29, 2017 1:54:13

2017 Ford School Commencement featuring the Charge to the Class by Sheldon H. Danziger. Also featuring, Susan Collins, Paul Courant, Jonathan Hanson, Bilal Baydoun & Joseph Shea. April, 2017.