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LEO earns $275,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation for expansion of community college support program.

Author: Rachel Fulcher-Dawson

The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame has received $275,000 in funding to continue its work reducing poverty and improving lives through evidence-based programs and policies.

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Researchers find sharp decline in poverty in the U.S. despite report from U.S. Census Bureau.

Author: Rachel Fulcher-Dawson

LEO Director, Jim Sullivan, and Bruce Meyer of University of Chicago released the Consumption Poverty Report for 2016.  Contrary to numbers released by the U.S. Census Bureau Tuesday (Sept. 12), Sullivan and Meyer show that poverty has fallen sharply in...

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