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For UNC Center for Poverty, Work and Opportunity

UNC Center for Poverty, Work and Opportunity

Non-Profit/Issue Based

Fall; Spring; Summer

Work Description

The UNC Center for Poverty, Work and Opportunity is a non-partisan, interdisciplinary institute designed to study, examine, document, and advocate for proposals, policies and services to mitigate poverty in North Carolina and the nation.

The Center has four goals:

  1. To address the pressing needs of those currently living at or below the poverty level in North Carolina
  2. To provide an interdisciplinary forum to examine innovative and practical ideas to move more men, women and children out of poverty
  3. To raise public awareness of issues related to work and poverty
  4. To train a new generation to combat the causes and effects of poverty and to improve the circumstances of working people


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