Data Days Cleveland 2017 Celebrates Civic Technology, Data and Doers

February 10, 2017 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School is one of the driving forces behind Data Days Cleveland on Thursday, March 2nd through Saturday, March 4th — Cleveland’s first annual celebration of civic technology, data and the doers working to improve Northeast O...

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ACT Team Leader Conference Calls

February 9, 2017 / No Comments

Join Jon Ramos of the Center for Evidence-Based Practices on February 15, 2017  for this professional peer-networking event and learning community. / 9 to 10 am or 12 to 1 pm / WebEx / $0, Free / “ACT Team Leader Conference Calls” provide a forum for Ohio ACT professionals to ask basi...

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Social Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion on March 23

February 7, 2017 / No Comments

Learn more about Northeast Ohio’s most successful social entrepreneurships from the people who founded them at “Social Entrepreneurship: When Social Mission and Market Forces Meet.” This “lunch-and-learn” panel discussion on Thursday, March 23, at 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 ...

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Claudia Coulton Believes MetroHealth High School Can Help Break Cycle of Poverty

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia Coulton, co-director of the Poverty Center, spoke with The Cleveland Plain Dealer on how a new school could help break the cycle of poverty in “New high school at Metrohealth hospital gives students’ careers a shot in the arm” on February 1, 2017. Created this academ...

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Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on February 23

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

What does the evidence-based research tell us about how to motivate donors? Explore this timely topic at Inside the Donor’s Mind: The Science of Giving on Thursday, February 23, at 12:30 p.m. with speaker Daniel J. Mansoor, who will go beyond anecdotes, gut feelings, and traditions to ident...

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Rob Fischer Wants Poor Communities to have Better Access to Healthier Food

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center, expressed his concerns to Newsnet 5 for their report “Food stamp families buying a lot of soft drinks” on February 2, 2017. According to a recent USDA report, while the spending habits of  families receiving SNAP benefits are simi...

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Statement on Executive Order on Immigration

February 3, 2017 / No Comments

The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School at Case Western Reserve University was founded in 1915, to empower and care for the great waves of immigrants and refugees coming to Cleveland to escape poverty and persecution, eager to contribute to a community that embraced them. Our birthright is to w...

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NEW REPORT ON MULTIPLE SYSTEM INVOLVED YOUTH: JUVENILE JUSTICE AND CHILD WELFARE

January 31, 2017 / No Comments

Poverty Center researchers recently completed a report for the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzing youth in Cuyahoga County who have been involved with both the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.  The analysis allows organizations working with both populations understand more about these...

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2016 MSASSy Awards Presented to Staff

January 30, 2017 / No Comments

The groundbreaking work of our students and faculty would not be possible without the support of our school’s staff. Each year, we celebrate them at the MSASSy Awards, an afternoon reception that includes special honors given to a select few on staff who are nominated by their peers and the facul...

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CWRU Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order; Info Session Today

January 30, 2017 / No Comments

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder and Provost and Executive Vice President W.A. “Bud” Baeslack issued the following statement to the university’s students, faculty and staff on Sunday, January 29, 2017, regarding the Executive Order that President Trump signed Frid...

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Standing Tall for Social Justice Movement

January 25, 2017 / No Comments

The Standing Tall for Social Justice movement grew out of a joint collaboration between Faculty and Students at the Mandel School. The powerful statement below was crafted by Mandel School students in response to the contentious political climate and serves as a call to action – for student...

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Poly-victimization Across Social Contexts

January 20, 2017 / No Comments

Fred Butcher, Senior Research Associate, and colleagues recently published an article examining childhood exposure to violence across social contexts. Nationally, a large proportion of youth experience exposure to violence (ETV) in their homes, schools, and neighborhoods and research has consiste...

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