Research ShowCASE on April 15th Features Mandel School

April 15, 2016 / No Comments

On April 15, hundreds of researchers, scientists and scholars will gather in Case Western Reserve’s Veale Convocation Center for the annual Research ShowCASE, a day filled with exploration and discovery of the university’s exciting research. Check out the full list of Mandel School pr...

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Housing Deterioration Contributes to Elevated Lead Levels and Lower Kindergarten Readiness Scores

April 12, 2016 / No Comments

A retrospective analysis of the housing histories of more than 13,000 entering kindergartners in 2007-2010 in Cleveland shows that children living in or near properties with signs of deterioration and divestment were more likely to have elevated lead levels and low scores on a kindergarten readin...

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“Grand Challenges for Social Work” Identify Top Social Problems; Coulton Moderates Challenge on Technology

January 15, 2016 / No Comments

From mass incarceration, climate change, and an aging population to immigration, mental illness and rising income inequality, the most pressing issues facing America have something fundamental in common: the social factor. As a call to action on these and other urgent problems, the American Acade...

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SSWR 2016: Faculty, Student and Alumni Presenters

January 13, 2016 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 20th Annual Conference, beginning today in Washington, D.C. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#201 – see us for a special Centennial gift to SSWR attendees!), two of our faculty hon...

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Impact of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice on Future Youth Outcomes

November 6, 2015 / No Comments

On November 5, 2015, Dr. Claudia Coulton presented the talk “Exploring the Impact of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Future Youth Outcomes” at the Mandel School as part of the Schubert Center for Child Studies‘ Conversation Series. This talk discussed a study on ...

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Claudia Coulton Presents Schubert Lecture on November 5

November 2, 2015 / No Comments

Dr. Claudia J. Coulton will give the lecture “Exploring the Impact of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Future Youth Outcomes” on Thursday, November 5, as part of the Schubert Center for Child Studies 2015-2016 Conversation Series. Her lecture is at 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p....

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Regional open data, a model for Cleveland?

October 19, 2015 / No Comments

On Friday, September 25th, the Poverty Center, in conjunction with Open NEO and with funding from the Cleveland and Cuyahoga Health Resource and the Saint Luke’s Foundation, brought in friend and colleague Bob Gradeck, a National Neighborhood Indicators Project partner from the University o...

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Visit with us at SSWR 2015

January 15, 2015 / No Comments

The Mandel School will have a substantial presence at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2015 Annual Conference this week in New Orleans. Stop by Booth #100 to visit with Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, faculty and PhD students who are gathered for the event. Additionally, t...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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