Mia Brodeur

Mia Brodeur is a Research Assistant at the University of Michigan’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), where she works on the Center’s “Close Up on the U.P.” project. She is an undergraduate at U-M's College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (class of 2024) and is part of the U.P. Scholars Program, studying German, Linguistics, and Translation. She is from the Upper Peninsula and is interested in the attitudes and policies of U.P. communities.

Local Government Officials’ Assessments of Community Poverty in the Upper Peninsula

In her recent article, UofM Research Assistant Mia Brodeur explores the issue of poverty in the Upper Peninsula and how local government leaders perceive and address this challenge. This is the first in a series from the “CLOSE UP on the UP” project, a collaboration between the UofM Ford School of Public Policy’s Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), UofM’s UP Scholars Program, and Rural Insights.

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