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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Study by Chupp and Joseph examines CWRU perceptions of East Cleveland

August 15, 2014 / No Comments

While the community of East Cleveland frequently makes headlines in the local news, coverage of promising revitalization efforts that seek to build on the city’s proximity and partnerships with Case Western Reserve University and University Circle has been limited. A study conducted last summer b...

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Will you run or will you rise?

August 12, 2014 / No Comments

F.E.A.R. Cleveland: Face Everything and Rise, an interactive art installation that examines the relationships between violence, poverty and place, is free and open to all this Thursday, August 14, at 6pm in the lobby at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Professor Mark Chupp, who directs the ...

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Mandel School Faculty Receive $2.3 Million to Study Child Maltreatment

June 23, 2014 / No Comments

Mandel School faculty Claudia Coulton and David Crampton, along with Case Western Reserve faculty colleagues Jill Korbin and Jim Spilsbury, received a $2.3 million grant last month from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to investigate how neighbor...

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NIMC’s Joseph in New York Times: Separate but equal is slippery slope

May 23, 2014 / No Comments

Director of the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities, Dr. Mark L. Joseph, commented on a growing practice of amenity exclusion in the New York Times article “What’s next, a Bouncer?” on May 16, 2014. The separation of amenities is becoming more frequent in New York City’s apartment bui...

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Plain Dealer: FitzGerald’s Pre-K Proposal

May 21, 2014 / No Comments

A 2013 report from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development on the benefits of prekindergarten education was cited by the Cleveland Plain Dealer in “FitzGerald’s universal preschool proposal: What you’re saying” on May 15, 2014. Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fi...

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Virginia Tech: Reclaiming Vacant Properties

May 19, 2014 / No Comments

In May 2014, the Vacant Property Research Network (VPRN) of Virginia Tech released the report “Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio: A Resilient Region’s Responses to Reclaiming Vacant Properties” as part of a series concerning approaches to reclaiming vacant properties in Philadelphia...

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Poverty Center posters at Research ShowCASE 2014

April 18, 2014 / No Comments

The annual Research ShowCASE of Case Western Reserve University is happening today, Friday, April 19, 2014. Several faculty, staff, and students from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development have posters on display relating to projects and studies conducted by the Center. Center Post...

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The Street: The Rent is Too High

April 3, 2014 / No Comments

Center Co-Director Dr. Claudia Coulton was interviewed by The Street for its article “The Rent Is, in Fact, Too Damn High” on March 26, 2014. According to the article, the national average cost to rent is much higher than the average earnings of renters. Dr. Coulton was asked to expla...

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Plain Dealer: Partnership Aims to Double Pre-K

March 15, 2014 / No Comments

Out of the the 5,400 four-year-olds in Cleveland, only About 1,200 attend a quality prekindergarten program, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer citing data provided by in the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development in “Cleveland partnership aims to more than double the childr...

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Dr. Robert Fischer and the Poverty Center assist Cleveland preschool initiative

March 13, 2014 / No Comments

Expanding the availability of high-quality preschool for thousands of Cleveland children is the goal of PRE4CLE, a sweeping city-wide initiative that includes the Mandel School’s Dr. Robert Fischer and the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development. Dr. Fischer served on the Clevelan...

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Living Cities: IDS to Help Children, Communities

January 12, 2014 / No Comments

On January 2, 20114, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership (NNIP) through the Urban Institute posted the story “Integrating Data Sources to Help Children and Communities Succeed” in the Catalyst section of Living Cities discussing the launch of the NNIP network and its part...

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Earlier Posts from the Poverty Center

January 1, 2014 / No Comments

To access the archived  news posts from the Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, click here:

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