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Videos are now available from our Summit on Technology and Opportunity. The summit explored how technology can be leveraged to solve the problems of poverty and inequality.
Administrative Data Pilot Grant Competition

Did you miss our first webinar on our new administrative data pilot grants? No worries … we’re holding another one on January 18. Grant recipients will receive assistance with data linkage and program evaluation for projects relevant to economic opportunity. Applications are due by February 17, 2017.


The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) invites scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic populations to apply for its 2017–2018 Scholar-in-Residence Program. Scholars will spend one week at IRP or one of its partner centers, including the CPI. Applications are due by February 28, 2017.
Center for Equitable Growth Grant Program

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is soliciting proposals that analyze whether and how structural changes in the U.S. economy, particularly related to economic inequality, affect economic growth. Letters of inquiry for research proposals are due by January 30, 2017 and doctoral and post-doctoral proposals are due by March 10, 2017.

America’s Poverty Course
Poor Neighborhoods

Harvard University professor Robert Sampson examines how social cohesion differs across poor neighborhoods in this five-minute video from our online course on poverty and inequality.

Talks and Events
Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, Dr. King wrote his final book, “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” This public workshop celebrates his life with dramatic readings of his sermons and music.

Sunday, January 15, Stanford Memorial Church, 10am
Everyday Islam in an Inner-City Community

Drawing on her research on an inner-city mosque led by an African American, Pamela Prickett examines how Islam informs the struggles and hopes of believers.

Tuesday, January 17, Mendenhall 101, 12:30pm
Ideas that Matter

This two-day conference honors philosopher and former Stanford professor Joshua Cohen for his enduring contribution to social and political thought.

Friday January 20 - Saturday January 21, Arrillaga Alumni Center
Degrees of Freedom

The panel will highlight the ethical issues associated with providing college opportunities for currently and formerly incarcerated students.

Wednesday, January 25, Stanford Law School, Room 290, 5pm
Women in Tech

CASBS fellow Sapna Cheryan and CPI research group leader Shelley Correll examine where women have made progress in tech, and where progress is stalled.

Tuesday, January 31, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 5:30pm
Girls Coming to Tech

Iowa State University professor Amy Sue Bix analyzes how women gained entrance to the traditionally male field of engineering in American higher education.

Thursday, February 2, Paul Allen Center for Integrated Systems Annex, Room 101x, 4:30pm
Leveraging Economic Growth for Cultural Vitality

Risa Shoup, executive director of Fourth Arts Block, delivers the second talk in a lecture series exploring the role of artists, curators, gallery owners, and cultural workers in fostering an equitable and just city.

Thursday, February 16, Building 460, Margaret Jacks Terrace Room, 12pm
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The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, is partly supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Elfenworks Foundation, The James Irvine Foundation, Laura and John Arnold Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation).

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