Student Employment Opportunities at the Poverty Center

September 1, 2017 / No Comments

The positions have been filled. Thank you to all who applied. Future student employee positions will be posted as available. The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development has two positions open for graduate student assistants. The positions are open to any CWRU graduate students; preferre...

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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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Rob Fischer on School Performance and Socio-Economic Status

October 12, 2016 / No Comments

Dr. Robert Fischer, co-director of the Poverty Center, spoke about how the socioeconomic status influence children’s school performance to The Plain Dealer in “Poor students can lag four years behind rich ones nationwide: See where your school district stands academically, economicall...

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