Archive for June, 2013

safety net matters…

The Institute for Research on Poverty at UW-Madison’s report suggests that the social safety net in Wisconsin serves as an important “buffer” against poverty. Read more here.

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spatial patterns and HHM students

Our recently published article examining the “geographic dispersion” of homeless and highly mobile students suggests that we must consider not only how homelessness affects students, but also how schools and communities are set-up to support them during their difficult periods of residential instability. The article can be found here.

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addressing housing crisis in chicago

Here’s an interesting article from NYT about housing in Chicago. Can we address homelessness, in part, through more strategic use of vacant homes? housing in chicago

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