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Harnessing the knowledge, ingenuity and passion of the university to understanding and alleviating poverty and inequality.

Online Course

Blum Center's flagship course – PP&D 115: Global Poverty & Inequality in the 21st Century
  • Introduction to the Local & Global Study of Poverty, Inequality, and Social Justice
  • A Study of Poverty and Inequality from a Multidisciplinary Perspective
  • 4-unit 10-week Course, Entirely Online and Available to All UC Undergraduates
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Blum Center supports pioneering, interdisciplinary research to develop human-centered, contextually sensitive and sustainable solutions to poverty, including:
  • Community Research Projects
  • Seed Grants for Student Research
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UCI students
Discover opportunities to participate now, with upcoming events, and in the quarters ahead by:
  • Enable Students to Engage with Poverty in a Practical Way
  • Contribute to Research
  • Join the Blum Ambassadors Council
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Current UCI Blum Center news:
  • Coffee Hour invites students, staff, and advisors to learn about PP&D 115. Read more and RSVP HERE.
  • Small Change Better World offers students funding to support a concrete, finite poverty-related project. Learn more HERE.
  • New Venture concept paper deadline extended to February 25. Learn more HERE.
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