After one year, CEO’s transitional jobs program generated a large but short-lived increase in employment for ex-prisoners. A subgroup of recently released prisoners showed positive effects on recidivism: They were less likely to have their parole revoked, to be convicted of a felony, and to be reincarcerated than the control group.
An Introduction to the Enhanced Services for the Hard-to-Employ Demonstration and Evaluation Project
This demonstration is evaluating four diverse strategies designed to improve employment and other outcomes for low-income parents and others who face serious barriers to employment.
This report, from the Camden Regional Equity Demonstration Project, documents the challenges in fostering meaningful and effective civic engagement in an ambitious redevelopment initiative.
Building Evidence About What Works to Improve Self-Sufficiency
This working paper argues for building a stronger base of evidence in the housing-employment policy arena through an expanded use of randomized controlled trials.
Learning from the Jobs-Plus Demonstration
Collaboration Among Agencies and Public Housing Residents in the Jobs-Plus Demonstration
An Early Report on the Vision and Challenges of Bringing an Employment Focus to a Community-Building Initiative