In fall 2011 the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation opened the Kauffman School, a public, tuition-free charter school serving students in Kansas City, Missouri.
Cleo Jacobs Johnson
- Diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Employee experience
- Qualitative research
Cleo Jacobs Johnson oversees Mathematica’s internal and external engagement, partnership, and program efforts focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Jacobs Johnson previously served as Mathematica’s interim chief diversity officer and helped launch key initiatives including Mathematica’s Employee Resource Group program and Equity Community of Practice.
Jacobs Johnson began her career at Mathematica as a survey researcher and leads qualitative studies for several foundation partners. Her research portfolio includes studies of informal child care for the Packard, W.K. Kellogg, and William Penn foundations and a study of children of military and veteran caregivers for the Elizabeth Dole Foundation.
Jacobs Johnson holds a Ph.D. in applied psychology and human development from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.S. in human development and family studies from Cornell University.
Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES)
The Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) is designed to be a rich source of data describing the experiences of children and their families in Early Head Start.
Building Strong Families: Strengthening Unmarried Parents' Relationships
The Building Strong Families project tested whether well-designed interventions help interested couples have stable, healthy relationships, enhance child well-being, increase fathers’ involvement with their children, and lead to more healthy and sustained relationships among unmarried parents.
New Federal Legislation Would Support Children in Military Caregiving Homes and Their Families
Research by Mathematica informed the Helping Heroes Act, a bill introduced in the Senate this week.
New Report Finds Children in Military Caregiving Families Experience Significant Disparities in Healthy Development
Report shows that Hidden Helpers—children who live with and help care for wounded, injured, or ill service members or veterans—face local and national barriers to speedy, high quality support for themselves and highlights potential national and local solutions.