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public policy

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Report outlines a path for reducing child poverty
Published Feb 28, 2019
Child poverty affects about 1 in 8 children in the U.S.; Hopkins economist Robert Moffitt discusses why it's a critical issue and what can be done about it
RACE FORUMS
Women of color and public policy
Published Sept 17, 2018
'Women of color are no longer leading resistance from the margins,' says adjunct lecturer Chiedo Nwankwor, who will speak during a JHU Forums on Race in America event on Wednesday
The Kerner Report at 50
Reflections on race and inequality
Published Feb 26, 2018
Anniversary conference explores landmark 1968 findings on racial unrest
Study: Black, white kids fare equally in public housing
Published May 8, 2017
Racial disparities in school, jobs, earnings for those who grow up in subsidized housing have largely vanished, but a troubling difference in neighborhood quality remains
Barbara Mikulski joins faculty
Published Jan 12, 2017
Five-term U.S. senator who spent four decades in Congress named professor of public policy, presidential adviser
Public policy
Public housing and child well-being
Published Nov 29, 2016
Subsidized housing appears to boost high-performing kids but have opposite effect on those with low test scores, behavioral issues
Litter-free Baltimore
Tracking trash
Published Aug 24, 2016
PhD candidates honored by Abell Foundation for simple ideas to help make Baltimore's streets cleaner
Race and real estate
Timing isn't everything
Published Oct 7, 2015
Race a key factor in which homeowners made money in up-and-down 2000s housing market
Foreign relations
Cardin talks Iran nuclear deal
Published Sept 1, 2015
Contentious agreement set for up-or-down vote in Congress this month