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  • In this year’s State of the Union issue, the country’s leading experts examine racial and ethnic inequalities in the United States.
     
  • The lab brings together Stanford students and faculty, Silicon Valley leaders, and experts in the government and nonprofit sectors to incubate technology-based solutions to poverty and inequality.
     
  • Start exploring our free online class on poverty and inequality in the United States.
     
  • The CPI has partnered with Third Sector Capital Partners to build an administrative-data framework for measuring and evaluating the success of social service programs designed to increase economic opportunity.
     
  • Monitoring 14 key sites representing different types of U.S. poverty.
     
  • Building a new administrative-data infrastructure to monitor trends in labor market outcomes and to develop new capacities to evaluate programs and policies.
     

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  • Interested in becoming more involved with the Center on Poverty and Inequality? To celebrate the start of the school year, we’re hosting a welcome reception for undergraduate and graduate students. Please drop by and enjoy the cupcakes,... More
  • The official poverty rate for the U.S. fell to 12.7 percent in 2016, statistically no different than the poverty rate before the onset of the Great Recession in 2007, according to ... More
  • Would you like to work with the superstars of education policy? The Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis is hiring for two positions at the Stanford Education Data Archive, directed by CPI research group leader Sean Reardon.... More
  • The Stanford Prison Education Project is looking for volunteers to teach at San Francisco County Jail #5 this fall. The program is open to Stanford graduate students and 2L and 3L law students. Applications are due by September 15. ... More
  • How can rural poverty in the United States be reduced … permanently? Submit your proposal to participate in a multidisciplinary social science conference exploring rural poverty in the United States. Proposals are due by October 1, 2017.... More