Fighting Poverty

Jonathan Warren | Apr. 11, 2013 | Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

Melissa Maggart

When senior economics major and peace studies major Melissa Maggart began looking for a summer internship last year, she sought to combine her academic interests with her personal desire to help alleviate poverty. Her search brought her to a new program at the University of Notre Dame—the Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO).

A partnership between Catholic Charities USA and Notre Dame’s Department of Economics, LEO aims to reduce poverty by evaluating program effectiveness, improving service delivery, and informing public policy.

Learn more at the College of Arts and Letters

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