A Process and Outcome Evaluation of Project Reset
Project Reset is a program that diverts adults arrested for low-level crimes into community-based support programs and out of the court system. Through CJII, the RAND Corporation conducted a process and outcome evaluation of the program, identifying key program facilitators and barriers, documented participant experiences, determined the effect the program had on case outcomes and rearrest rates, and examined whether the program was cost-effective.
Court-Based Navigators Program
The District Attorney of New York County (DANY) is seeking proposals for an initiative to develop a Court-based Navigators program at Manhattan Criminal Court. These navigators will focus on building trusted relationships with individuals arraigned in Manhattan and released to the community, and ultimately connecting them with voluntary services. This program aims to: Engage individuals at Manhattan Criminal Court arraignments by providing ...
Gun Violence Prevention Initiative
The District Attorney of New York County (DANY) is seeking proposals for a Summer 2023 Gun Violence Prevention Initiative. To respond to the gun violence crisis facing New York City during the summer, when gun violence historically spikes, the Gun Violence Prevention Initiative seeks to provide community-based organizations with additional funds and capacity to work within the Manhattan communities most impacted by gun violence. DANY will ...
The Men’s Empowerment Program Final Evaluation Report
MEP is a community-based, trauma-informed program for survivors of crime serving young men of color living primarily in Harlem and other low-income neighborhoods within New York City.
An Evaluation of the Medical Legal Partnership
Beginning in 2019, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) was contracted to conduct a process evaluation and return-on-investment study of the Medical Legal Partnership (MLP) between the Legal Aid Society (LAS) and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Child and Family Institute (CFI).
The District Attorney of New York County (DANY) and the CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance (ISLG) are seeking proposals for an initiative to develop a network of neighborhood navigators. These navigators will focus on building trusted relationships with individuals living and/or spending significant time on the street in Manhattan neighborhoods who may have a mental illness and/or a substance use disorder, and ultimately connecting ...
Conducting Research with the Deaf Community
In this brief, the Urban Institute and Gallaudet University describe the culturally appropriate methods they used to evaluate Barrier Free Living’s (BFL’s) Deaf Services (DS) program, which aims to improve direct services for domestic violence survivors who are deaf and increase local stakeholders’ awareness of deaf survivors’ needs in New York City.
Strengthening Domestic Violence Services for Deaf Survivors: An Evaluation of Barrier Free Living’s Deaf Services Program
BFL’s goal for the CJII grant was to increase access to direct services for deaf survivors at Freedom House and Secret Garden and increase local stakeholders’ awareness of deaf survivors’ needs.
Programs for Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood (FYTA) Mid-Evaluation
The programs evaluated offer youth aging out of foster care in NYC personalized support through mentorship, coaching, and youth-driven service provision, respectively. This mid-evaluation report describes recent developments in the policies, programs, and context that impact Foster Youth Transitioning to Adulthood (FYTA) in NYC
Addressing Trauma Among School-Aged Children: Early Findings from the Implementation of the Margaret’s Place Program
This report presents the methods, findings, and recommendations from the interim evaluation of the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation’s Margaret’s Place program.