The NYU Furman Center's Forum, "By the Numbers: Concentrated Poverty" (June 7th)
Jun
7
4:00 pm16:00

The NYU Furman Center's Forum, "By the Numbers: Concentrated Poverty" (June 7th)

  • NYU School of Law

On June 7th, the NYU Furman Center will host By the Numbers: Concentrated Poverty. This forum is presented in conjunction with the release of the NYU Furman Center's State of New York City's Housing and Neighborhoods in 2016 report, copies of which will be distributed at the event. The forum will focus on poverty and its spatial concentration, including recent changes in poverty across New York City’s neighborhoods and demographic groups. The panel will discuss trends in New York City, how they compare to the experiences of other cities, and strategies for addressing concentrated poverty and its effects.
 

Poverty Tracker Data Workshop (May 19th)
May
19
9:00 am09:00

Poverty Tracker Data Workshop (May 19th)

  • Columbia School of Social Work

The Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) and the Center on Poverty and Social Policy (CPSP) are pleased to announce the Poverty Tracker Data Training Workshop, which will be held May 18-19, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City. The workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the data available in the CPRC’s New York City Longitudinal Survey of Well-being, a repeated panel study tracking the dynamics of poverty, hardship, and well-being among representative samples of New York City residents. 

Second Annual New Frontiers In Poverty Research Mini-Conference (May 19th)
May
19
12:30 pm12:30

Second Annual New Frontiers In Poverty Research Mini-Conference (May 19th)

  • Columbia School of Social Work

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy is holding its second annual conference on the theme of “new frontiers in poverty research.” It consists of three sessions: 1) on the Robin Hood Poverty Tracker and poverty in New York City; 2) on the fight against child poverty; and 3) a keynote discussion on where to go next.

To see the conference agenda, click here.  Access the livestream here

First Annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research Mini Conference (May 21st)
May
21
12:30 pm12:30

First Annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research Mini Conference (May 21st)

  • Columbia University School of Social Work

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy (CPSP) and the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) invite you to a mini-conference on "New Frontiers in Poverty Research" on Thursday, May 21 to launch Columbia University's School of Social Work's new Center on Poverty and Social Policy. The program will include new research on poverty and hardship in NYC and the effects of social policies on vulnerable populations in the US, followed by presentations on the everyday lives of the poor by Andrea Elliott (New York Times) and Matthew Desmond (Harvard University).  We hope you can join us for a lively and stimulating event!

Access the conference livestream here.