Poverty & Social Inequality
In Lancaster, PA

There’s a lot of conversation to be had about how economic opportunity is unequally distributed in Lancaster. That includes the systems and structures that drive inequality, as well as the immediate stresses it places on individuals, households, and the social fabric more broadly.

See how we’re leveraging research in partnerships between the local community and F&M faculty to study and address social inequality in Lancaster or reach out to join us in creating effective change.

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“The support of both United Way and CSEwL was essential for connecting us to the community organizations that ensured that this project was informed by and spoke to community needs, not only scholarly research interests.”

-Jessica Cox

Poverty & Inequality Project Summaries

Lancaster Vice

Alison Kibler
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Documenting the Undocumented

Stephanie McNulty, Kate Espinosa, and Roger Avila-Vidal
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Reducing Barriers for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Nolan Deck
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The Economic and Social Impacts of COVID in Lancaster

Jessica Cox
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