News: Child poverty

Dean’s Spring Lecture Series Spotlights the Scholarship of Race and Racism

Topics addressed thus far include data racialization, educational disparities, and the constraints of life after prison. This past semester, the…

June 2 @ 9:38 pm

2021 GOLDSON LECTURE: The Promise of Prevention Science in Addressing Early Childhood Adversity

Prolonged trauma in early childhood can be devastating, but there is also a window of opportunity for interventions, says Dr….

May 3 @ 6:52 pm

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, the Center on Poverty and…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

Tracking Poverty, Making Policy

Sophie Collyer, a dual-degree alumna of CSSW and SIPA, works at the intersection of policy analysis and social justice. This…

March 26 @ 7:43 pm

Enact Fundamental Change to Address Poverty

The COVID pandemic exacerbated poverty in the United States, and the Biden administration should take significant steps to support those…

February 19 @ 9:25 pm

Conferences, Collaboration, and Learning to Cook: A Visiting Scholar’s Year at the China Center

As a doctoral student at the School of Finance at Renmin University of China and a member of the China…

October 1, 2020 @ 4:33 pm

Poverty Center & Robin Hood Expand Scope of Their New York City Survey

An expanded poverty tracking survey will now look at early childhood poverty and the experiences of Asian-American New Yorkers. What’s…

November 25, 2019 @ 10:03 pm

Nine PhD Students Enter the Academic Job Market

Since its inception in 1950, the doctoral program at Columbia School of Social Work has produced many of the world’s…

November 11, 2019 @ 7:44 pm

New Study: Through Welfare, States Are Widening Black-White Child Poverty Gap

A poverty studies scholar uncovers racial bias in choices states make in the use and distribution of federal assistance benefits….

June 25, 2019 @ 9:25 pm

Creating Sustainable Mobility from Poverty

The fifth annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research conference featured a keynote by Wes Moore, innovative policy proposals such as…

June 13, 2019 @ 10:08 pm

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