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Resources to Address Poverty

Here is information about organizations and resources that can tell you more about poverty and help you take action.

American Enterprise Institute

Focuses on preserving and strengthening what it calls the “foundations of freedom” (limited government, private enterprise, vital cultural and political institutions, and a strong foreign policy and national defense) through scholarly research, open debate, and publications

Brookings Institute

Focuses on independent research and innovative policy solutions.

The Carsey Institute

The Carsey Institute conducts policy research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development. We give policy makers and practitioners the timely, independent resources they need to effect change in their communities.

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Seeks to restore the strong connections between vulnerable families and the circumstances vital to building stronger families and more supportive neighborhoods.

Cato Institute

Seeks to broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of the traditional American principles of limited government, individual liberty, free markets, and peace.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Non-partisan research and policy institute working on federal and state fiscal policies and public programs that affect low- and moderate-income Americans

Heartland Center - Community Leadership Development

Focuses on leadership training, citizen participation, community planning, facilitation, evaluation, and curriculum development. Its programs and publications stress the critical role played by local leadership, as communities and organizations build capacity for sustainable development.

Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity

Seeks to deepen understanding of the causes of and solutions to racial and ethnic disparities and hierarchies. Focuses explicitly on Ohio and the United States, but also on the Americas as a whole, and on the larger global community.



MDRC is committed to finding solutions to some of the most difficult problems facing the nation — from reducing poverty and bolstering economic self-sufficiency to improving public education and college graduation rates.
National Poverty Center | University of Michigan

Conducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty. Also provides mentoring and training to young scholars.

National Center for Children in Poverty

Identifies and promotes strategies that prevent child poverty in the U.S., and improves the lives of low-income children and families.

PRRAC - Poverty & Race Research Action Council

Links social science research to advocacy in order to address problems at the intersection of race and poverty.

Project Money

Works with people to help them achieve their financial goals and learn how to deal with their money. Project Money is also hosted by Project Read at the San Francisco Public Library.

Public Agenda

Public Agenda stimulates meaningful public debate with its “Choicework” discussion guides, which present three or four different points of view about how to address a particular issue. Public Agenda does not advocate one approach over another, but seeks to clarify alternatives and promote discussion on issues.

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The Rural School and Community Trust

Involves young people in learning linked to their communities, improves the quality of teaching and school leadership, and advocates for appropriate state educational policies, including the key issue of equitable and adequate funding for rural schools.