After two years of research, interviews, surveys, planning, and discussions, PPA is pleased to share Michigan’s first Statewide Housing Plan (SHP). The SHP is a five-year initiative charting priorities, goals, and strategies focused on addressing the complex challenges impacting housing in the state. “This plan is the result of a complex research effort to collect … Continued
Public Policy Associates (PPA) has partnered with the Michigan Alliance for School Opportunity, formerly the Middle Cities Education Association, to conduct a rigorous study of Michigan’s education workforce. This project involves a highly qualified team of education researchers that includes colleagues from both the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. The study will investigate … Continued
The new report of the Michigan Task Force on Juvenile Justice offers promise for improvements to the juvenile justice system and better outcomes for youth, PPA’s Director for Justice Policy Robert Burroughs says. Mr. Burroughs participated on the task force’s data workgroup. The Task Force, created by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2021, released its report … Continued
Over the course of the last year, PPA’s team has been working with state, nonprofit, education, philanthropy, and business leaders to thoughtfully discuss and prioritize decisions that will strengthen and grow the state economy and help all Michiganders equitably recover from the pandemic. This work is not new to us. For more than 30 years, … Continued
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