Poverty in Southeast Michigan

Institute for Research on Women and Gender: Poverty & Inequality Series

Photo by Aaron Harmon

Event Information

Date & Time
February 13, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
Location Information
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Sandra Danziger (School of Social Work), Kristin Seefeldt (School of Social Work),  and Sarah Burgard (Sociology) discuss poverty in southeast Michigan in the wake of the Great Recession that ended in 2009.

They present information from the first two waves of the Michigan Recession and Recovery Survey, a stratified random sample of households in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. They also highlight findings on employment, income, safety net program participation, material hardships, and health and mental health, particularly among low income households.

Additional Infomation

Host Contact
Jamie Lausch Vander Broek jlausch@umich.edu
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Last modified: 02/06/2014