Learn more about poverty through the following resources, research and information. Each resource link gives a general overview of poverty with more specific information regarding different poverty topics.
The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) Poverty Dispatch summarizes poverty-related issues in the news. It can be searched by topic or can be subscribed and received by email weekly. The IRP home page has a more extensive list of research, training, outreach, and initiatives, including an FAQ’s about Poverty with further research-based information.
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity combines policy, advocacy, and foundation communities to address poverty-related issues, including:
- Aging and Poverty
- Education and Poverty
- Health and Poverty
- Rural Poverty
- Women and Poverty
- Characteristics of Poverty (summary of research and reports)
- What Works” research
Center for American Progress provides a clearinghouse of experts and news alerts on poverty-related issues. Recent articles include:
- The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the 2013 Poverty and Income Data
- 5 Things We Can Do to Cut Poverty Today
- 50 Years After LBJ’s War on Poverty