Gillian Marshall’s study to analyze link between neighborhoods and cancer screenings

May 4, 2015 / No Comments

Can neighborhood factors influence whether older residents have access to cancer screening information and testing? Gillian L. Marshall, PhD, assistant professor of social work at the Mandel School, plans to find out. “We want to clarify assumptions that people with low incomes are less likely to...

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Dismantling the Towers: Mark Joseph in Chicago Reporter

March 24, 2015 / No Comments

Mark Joseph is featured in the Chicago Reporter article “Dismantling the towers” about the transformation of the public housing complex Henry Horner Homes into the mixed-income development named Westhaven Park. Joseph and his colleagues at the University of Chicago have researched Wes...

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NEO CANDO Data Used to Study Tax Lien Certificates in Cuyahoga County

March 18, 2015 / No Comments

The Vacant and Abandoned Properties Action Council (VAPAC), a coalition in Cuyahoga County Ohio "dedicated to sharing information and collaboratively developing solutions to the challenges created by foreclosure and vacant property," recently released a Read More

Mark Joseph on HuffPost Live discussion about mixed-income communities

February 6, 2015 / No Comments

Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities (NIMC), Mark Joseph,  participated in a HuffPost Live  discussion called “Could Mixed-Income Housing Be Hurting Poor Boys?” on the benefits and challenges of mixed-income communities based on new research from Candice Odgers and coll...

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David Crampton Discusses Benefits of Pay for Success in Plain Dealer

January 5, 2015 / No Comments

Dr. David Crampton, Associate Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School, submitted the guest column “‘Pay for Success’ could benefit homeless families and Cuyahoga taxpayers” to the Cleveland Plain Dealer on December 31, 2014. D...

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Nation’s First County-Level Pay for Success Program Launches in Cuyahoga County

December 4, 2014 / No Comments

Today Drs. David Crampton and Francisca Richter from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Mandel School joined partner organizations in Chicago to launch the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success (PFS) program.  The launch was featured at a conference hosted by...

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Claudia Coulton Talks Child Poverty in Youngstown Vindicator

November 14, 2014 / No Comments

According to recently released Census data, Youngstown, OH has the second highest rate of children living in poverty (63.3 percent) amongst all cities in the nation with a population of at least 60,000. “Compared to other developed countries in the world, that’s a very high percent of our childre...

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HUD Secretary Julian Castro Praises PRE4CLE

November 12, 2014 / No Comments

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said “Cleveland gets it” about universal prekindergarten initiatives and applauded the collaboration behind the PRE4CLE partnership during his recent visit. “America is watching Cleveland and communities like it that are taki...

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Claudia Coulton New Book Launch, Live Webcast

November 10, 2014 / No Comments

Strengthening Communities with Neighborhood Data, the new book co-authored by Dr. Claudia Coulton, Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development and Lillian F. Harris Professor of Urban Research & Social Change at the Mandel School, will be released on Wednesday, Novemb...

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President Obama Appoints Former Poverty Center Director

November 5, 2014 / No Comments

The White House released a statement on November 1, 2014 announcing nominations and appointments by President Barack Obama for nine key administrative posts including William Sabol who will be made Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), Department of Justice. From 2000 to 2004, Dr. S...

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Hear Mark Joseph’s Stories from Ghana on October 30

October 29, 2014 / No Comments

Mark Joseph, an associate professor at the Mandel School and director of the National Initiative on Mixed Income Communities, spent his recent sabbatical in the Department of Geography at the University of Ghana in West Africa, conducting emerging research on mixed-income neighborhoods in Accra. ...

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Anna Maria Santiago to Deliver Power of Diversity Lecture on October 7

October 3, 2014 / No Comments

Professor Anna Maria Santiago will deliver her lecture, “Fifty Years Later: From a War on Poverty to a War on the Poor,” on Tuesday, October 7, at 3pm in the Senior Classroom of the Tinkham Veale University Center. This lecture is part of Hispanic Heritage Month at Case Western Reserv...

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Mark Chupp is Panelist on Civic Forum Addressing Social and Human Capital

October 2, 2014 / No Comments

Professor Mark Chupp is one of several distinguished experts on a panel for a civic forum, “The Three Forms of Capital: Why Human and Social Capital are the Building Blocks for Healthy, Stable Societies.” It is an event focused on building community development that is co-hosted by th...

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Claudia Coulton Discusses Poverty and Health in Plain Dealer

September 30, 2014 / No Comments

With recent Census data indicating that 54 percent of children in the City of Cleveland live in poverty,  the Cleveland Plain Dealer asked Dr. Claudia Coulton, Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, about the relationship between poverty and health for “More t...

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Mark Joseph Named to Cityscape Board, Selected to Introduce Author Zadie Smith at CWRU

September 24, 2014 / No Comments

Professor Mark Joseph has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Cityscape, the journal produced by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Dr. Joseph is the director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities and is a faculty associate at the Center on Urban Poverty an...

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New Paper on Cleveland Foreclosure Uses NEO CANDO Data

September 23, 2014 / No Comments

The recently released paper “Does mortgage deregulation increase foreclosures? Evidence from Cleveland” by Yilan Xu, Ph.D. of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, uses data from the Center on Urban Poverty and Commun...

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Claudia Coulton on Cleveland’s Poverty Rate in Plain Dealer

September 22, 2014 / No Comments

The Cleveland Plain Dealer quoted Dr. Claudia Coulton, Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, for “Decade after being declared nation’s poorest big city, 1-in-3 Clevelanders remain in poverty” on September 18, 2014. According to recent data from th...

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Crain’s Cleveland Discusses Pay For Success

August 27, 2014 / No Comments

Crain’s Cleveland Business discussed Cuyahoga County‘s Pay for Success program in “Cuyahoga County is seeking creative way to aid children” on August 17, 2014. The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development is one of the partners in developing and evaluating the pro...

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Robert Fischer Discusses Ice Bucket Challenge with Plain Dealer

August 26, 2014 / No Comments

“The power of (the Ice Bucket Challenge) is that it was started by someone with ALS,” Dr. Robert Fischer, Co-Director of the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development and the Mandel School‘s director of the master’s degree program in nonprofit organizations, explai...

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