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

Online Course

20151223_154910 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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Cover Photo_Blum 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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Flood Current UCI Blum Center news:
  • Initial cohort of Global Service Scholars share experiences from abroad. Read more HERE
  • 2017 Designing Solutions Competition winners receive $20,000 in grants to address poverty. Read more HERE.
  • Article highlights Director Richard Matthew's contribution to a recent flood risk study. Read more HERE.
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