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Related Projects for Jeanne Bellotti
Connecting Inmates to Public Workforce Services Prior to Release: The Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release GrantsFeb 28, 2019
This study looks at whether focused activities and increased coordination between the public workforce system and local correctional facilities prior to release may substantially improve employment outcomes for former inmates.
Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge Grants EvaluationJul 11, 2018
This evaluation examined implementation, processes, and strategies grantee clusters use to accelerate regional economic development, and whether federal funding and program structure accelerate the creation of high-wage jobs and innovation.
Youth CareerConnect EvaluationJul 11, 2018
The Youth CareerConnect program is designed to encourage America’s school districts, institutions of higher education, the workforce investment system, and their partners to scale up evidence-based high school models that will transform the high school experience for America’s youth.
Evaluating the Summer Food for Children Household-Based DemonstrationsMay 20, 2016
Mathematica teamed with Abt Associates, Inc., to test the impact of two approaches for providing food assistance to low-income, school-age children in the summer to reduce child hunger and food insecurity.
Does Priority of Service for Veterans Reduce Unemployment? Priority of Service Provision Under the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002Jan 26, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor funds workforce development programs to help reduce unemployment among veterans. Mathematica examined the implementation of priority of service provisions in seven American Job Centers.
The Faith-Based Beneficiary Choice Program: A Path to Employment for Young Ex-OffendersJan 04, 2016
This study evaluated the Beneficiary Choice Contracting Program, a demonstration to help young, recently released ex-offenders get employed and stay free of crime with the help of faith-based and community organizations providing individualized support.
Individual Training Accounts: Testing Models of Paying for Job TrainingDec 24, 2015
We conducted the most comprehensive study to date of the long-term impacts of ITA models. Nearly 8,000 job seekers were randomly assigned to one of three models, followed in eight local workforce investment areas, and tracked six to eight years after they were offered training.
Summer Youth Employment Initiative Under the Recovery ActDec 24, 2015
This implementation evaluation drew on two key data sources: (1) state performance data for all youth participating in services funded by the Recovery Act from May-November 2009; and (2) visits to 20 selected sites that implemented summer youth employment initiatives in 2009.
Project GATE: Growing America Through EntrepreneurshipOct 08, 2014
This demonstration tested ways of helping emerging entrepreneurs create, sustain, and/or expand their existing small business. Project GATE operated in seven urban/rural sites in three states—Maine, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.