Recap: Measuring impact using the Sustainable Development Goals framework

SDG 1 - No Poverty

Recap: Measuring impact using the Sustainable Development Goals framework

  On Wednesday, March 24, Project Cities Program Manager Steve Russell was joined by Dr. Gregory Broberg, community partners Tracie Hlavinka (Town of Clarkdale) and Jay Davies (City of Peoria),

The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index and the future of development

Sept. 15: Join the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory for a panel discussion with members of the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative team working on advancement and implementation of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index. Learn about the MPI and gain insights into the personal perspective of key figures working around the world to address the missing dimensions of poverty in global development policy and practice.

Solving the affordable house crisis with community land trusts

In this Sept. 29 event, Stephanie Brewer explains how a community land trust uses public and private funding to build or rehabilitate houses, and then sells them under an agreement that allows first-time homeowners to build equity while ensuring that the homes will remain affordable for future buyers.

June 17: Thinking about Poverty as an Innovation Problem

Tomorrow, join a real-time conversation on re-imagining the social safety net. It's a live "ask me anything" with Dr. Lenore Ealy. To participate, you must sign in to and

Sustainability and Cronkite film students expose the tragedies of homelessness

Hiding in Plain Sight spotlights a woman’s experience with homelessness and the special challenges she faces. Fighting for a Home follows a homeless military veteran in his quest for better health, friendship and stable housing. The two short films were created by ASU journalism and sustainability students.

The human cost of expensive homes

Easing the problem of homelessness will require communities to build more affordable housing, and that will require creating a new narrative with people who oppose it, according to two Arizona State University experts.

The role forests play in poverty alleviation

ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Associate Director for Conservation Evidence Samantha Cheng was the lead author of a paper titled “A systemic map of evidence on the contribution of forests to poverty alleviation.”