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Immigration Enforcement, Human Rights, and Social Justice

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 10-05-2019 09:00 AM - 10-06-2019 05:00 PM ET


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Renewable Energy in Michigan: Technologies, Public Policies, and Trends

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 10-28-2019 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM ET


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National Issues (10/01/19-01/21/20)

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 10-01-2019 01:00 PM - 01-21-2020 03:00 PM ET


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The Public Health Crisis of American Gun Violence: How We Can Make a Difference

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 10-14-2019 | 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


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This Tax Credit Wasn’t Meant to Help With Housing, But That’s Exactly What It’s Doing

U-M Public Policy Assistant Professor Natasha Pilkauskas discusses whether the policy EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) could help improve families’ access to housing through offering parents disposable income, addressing the housing affordability crisis. August 5, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #GovernmentandPolitics #Business #PublicPolicy #Research #TaxCredit #NatashaPilkauskas ​​​​​​​​​​


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Medicaid Enrollment Reduces Disease-related Deaths

Michigan Ross Professor Sarah Mills finds that the increased Medicaid coverage is the reason a significant number of folks are still alive today. Access to healthcare reduced the number of disease-related deaths for low-income individuals. July 23, 2019. #5mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics #Medicare/Medicaid #healthcare #medicine #PublicPolicy #SarahMills


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Lantz Calls for Nonbiased Data to Evaluate Deaths from Restricting Abortions

U-M Ford School of Public Policy Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Paula Lantz urges policymakers to reach a consensus on the best methods for producing non-biased, valid estimates of the death tolls from restrictive abortion policies. June 25, 2019. #5-15mins #PublicPolicy #webarticle #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #HealthandWellness #Research #Policy #abortion


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Pilkauskas Finds Earned Income Tax Credit Helps Low-income Moms Live on Their Own

Ford School of Public Policy professor Natasha Pilkauskas discusses housing affordability when it comes to single moms, and suggests a potential solution to help low-income moms live comfortably. June 20, 2019. # #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #Government/Politics #Poverty #HousingAffordability #NatashaPilkauskas ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Michigan’s Local Elected Officials Report Positive Working Relationships

Ford School of Public Policy Center for Local, State & Urban Policy Associate Director Thomas Ivacko discusses Michigan local leaders’ assessment of relationships, reporting mostly positive relationships among officials on their local governing boards. June 5, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Government/Politics #PublicPolicy #Relationships #Michigan #Thomas-Ivacko #MandiraBanerjee ​​​​​​​​​​


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For Moms, Working Multiple Jobs Can Be Depressing, Bruns and Pilkauskas Finds

Ford School of Public Policy researchers conduct a study finding that mothers working multiple jobs have a higher likelihood of depression, due to compounding factors such as income, work-home balance, and childcare arrangements. May 22, 2019. # #web-article #PublicPolicy #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Society #HealthandWellness #Career #GenderEquity #Workplace ​​​​​​​​​