For UNC Center for Poverty, Work and Opportunity
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:
To address the pressing needs of those currently living at or below the poverty level in North Carolina
To provide an interdisciplinary forum to examine innovative and practical ideas to move more men, women and children out of poverty
To raise public awareness of issues related to work and poverty
To train a new generation to combat the causes and effects of poverty and to improve the circumstances of working people