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Rhode Island DCYF Outgoing Director on Overhauling an Agency in Crisis

October 6, 2016

Rhode Island's NPR station interviews Jamia McDonald, who led the turnaround at Rhode Island's Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). The GPL has been supporting the agency's reprocurement of services focused on reducing congregate care and increasing family stability and worked with the agency to develop a more robust contract provider performance management practices....

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Rhode Island Department of Health Family Home Visiting Performance Improvement

Refining population targeting, family engagement, and service delivery of family home visiting programs through reprocurement and data-driven contract management practices

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The Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus: Offenders trying to break into this prison

August 20, 2018
The GPL is assisting the State of Illinois improve employment outcomes for individuals exiting incarceration by reforming in-facility vocational programming at the Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center. Former Illinois legislator Jim Nowlan writes about his experience attending a Kewanee graduation ceremony and meeting program graduates. ... Read more about The Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus: Offenders trying to break into this prison

WAND 17: Life After Prison: Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center

May 23, 2018

The GPL is assisting the State of Illinois improve employment outcomes for individuals exiting incarceration by reforming in-facility vocational programming at the Kewanee Life Skills Re-Entry Center. "It makes you start to question some of the decisions you made and the decisions that you will make when you go home...makes you want to become more responsible for your actions as a man," inmate Jovan Lumpkin said. "That's what I feel makes this program so special, because people need a skill set going home...because you are already looked at like you're a prisoner."...

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Los Angeles Strategic Procurement System

The GPL is helping the City of Los Angeles create a formalized outcomes-oriented strategic procurement system that aims to modernize and improve the results of their contracting process. Currently, the City has a decentralized procurement system, which has contributed to departments often not achieving top results from their contracted dollars.

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WMUR: New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services to Receive Support from Harvard to Improve Child Services

June 14, 2018

The GPL announced that New Hampshire's Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will receive pro bono technical assistance. In particular, the GPL will assist the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) with providing consistent and effective services to children and families who need protection or are at risk of future harm and with increasing the number of children cared for by families by strengthening the recruitment and retention of foster family resources....

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Bridging the Gap Between Residents and Opportunity in Charleston, South Carolina

March 5, 2019

The GPL worked with the City of Charleston, South Carolina to draft a results-driven RFP to identify a developer to build a high-quality, affordable housing on City land. By involving multiple departments in planning and writing the RFP as well as engaging with over 100 key stakeholders — including city staff, community representatives, developers, and nonprofits — the resulting procurement...

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