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FALL 2016
Evidence Matters Fall 2016
FALL 2016

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SUMMER 2016
Evidence Matters Summer 2016
SUMMER 2016
  • “Employment and disconnection among teens and young adults: The role of place, race, and education” (2016), by Martha Ross and Nicole Prchal Svajlenka, offers data and analysis examining youth employment and unemployment rates, with a focus on youth who are disconnected from employment and education. www.brookings.edu/research/reports2/2016/05/24-teen-young-adult-employment-recession-ross-svajlenka#V0G0.
  • “Vulnerable Youth: Employment and Job Training Programs” (2015), by Adrienne L. Fernandes-Alcantara, reviews federal youth employment initiatives, including some aimed specifically at youth offenders. www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R40929.pdf.
  • “Engaging Communities as Partners: Strategies for Problem Solving” (2014), of the Beyond Confrontation: Community-Centered Policing Tools series by PolicyLink, outlines steps for successful community-police collaboration as a basis for effective community-centered policing approaches. www.policylink.org/sites/default/files/pl_police_commun%20engage_121714_c.pdf.
  • “Building Our Way Out of Crime: The Providence, Rhode Island, Case Study” (2009), by Bill Geller and Lisa Belsky, explores community developer-police collaboration in the Olneyville neighborhood of Providence, Rhode Island. The study describes several positive public safety outcomes resulting from a sustained and concerted collaborative effort to use community development to ameliorate crime hot spots. www.olneyville.org/Geller-Belsky-case-study.pdf.
  • “It Takes a Village: Diversion Resources for Police and Families” (2016), by Karen Tamis and Cymone Fuller, examines alternatives to arrest and incarceration responses to low-level problem behaviors such as skipping school or violating curfew and highlights several local examples. www.vera.org/sites/default/files/resources/downloads/it-takes-a-village-report.pdf.
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness (2010), by Michelle Alexander, investigates the racial disparities in incarceration and criminal justice and their consequences. newjimcrow.com/.
  • “Halve the Gap by 2030: Youth Disconnection in America’s Cities” (2013), by Kristen Lewis and Sarah Burd-Sharps, provides data on youth disconnection and advances recommendations for reconnecting youth, preventing disconnection, and setting measurable targets for reducing disconnection. ssrc-static.s3.amazonaws.com/moa/MOA-Halve-the-Gap-ALL-10.25.13.pdf.
  • “Exploring the Ways Arts and Culture Intersect with Public Safety” (2016), by Caroline Ross, highlights multiple pathways through which the arts influence public safety, including the incorporation of arts in public placemaking and arts programs for at-risk youth. www.artplaceamerica.org/sites/default/files/public/pictures/artplace_field_scan_safety_ross_apr_2016.pdf.
  • “The High Budgetary Cost of Incarceration” (2010), by John Schmitt, Kris Warner, and Sarika Gupta, highlights the rising rates of incarceration in the United States and examines the causes and costs of incarceration. www.cepr.net/documents/publications/incarceration-2010-06.pdf.

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SPRING 2016
Evidence Matters Spring 2016
SPRING 2016

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WINTER 2016
Evidence Matters Fall 2015
WINTER 2016

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