What we focus on

We work to advance systemic solutions to poverty and strengthening civic communities. We focus mainly on these five areas:

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Our work on housing includes shaping and sharing policy ideas, investing in innovative solutions, and supporting partners working to strengthen communities.

Poverty and Human Rights

Poverty and human rights

We explore the link between poverty and human rights, including finding approaches that can better protect economic and social rights.

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Income security

Our work on income security includes mapping current public policy systems and understanding where those systems are working well, where they are under pressure, and where we have gaps.

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Right to education

Exploring what a right to education means in an advanced economy.

Strong Cities

Strong cities

We invest in efforts to strengthen our cities so they will work for all of us.