Poverty Education Center


  •  A main mission of the Poverty Education Center is to serve teachers at all levels who want to bring poverty and related issues into their classrooms. We offer a carefully-selected variety of resources to that end.

    • Lesson Plans: curricular units and lessons for K-12 teachers
    • Books: for classroom use or personal edification, organized roughly according to grade level
    • Videos: both suggested DVDs and clips from the internet for classroom use or personal study
    • Syllabi: from Matteo Ricci College's own poverty courses, as well as courses from other universities
    • Websites: sites with statistics, maps, graphs or other information particulalry useful for teaching or researching poverty
    • Other Poverty Centers: a list of other centers promoting the study of poverty
    • Grants: funding opportunities sponsored by the Poverty Education Center and other sources