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Michigan Child Welfare Prevention and Family Supports

Michigan is undertaking reforms of its child welfare and family wellbeing system aimed at creating safer environments for children in their homes and enabling more children who enter protective care to be placed with family. The GPL is helping strengthen and increase access to prevention and family preservation programs, advance relative-first strategies for children in care, better address mental health for youth, and strengthen the quality of residential programs in collaboration with provider partners. This technical assistance creates lasting capacity...

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North Carolina Department of Commerce: Harvard Kennedy School to Support Improvements to North Carolina Workforce Services

June 14, 2018

The GPL announced that the State of North Carolina will receive pro bono technical assistance. GPL Assistant Director Sarah Allin will collaborate with North Carolina Commerce’s Workforce Solutions team and a pair of local Workforce Development Boards to develop strategies for improving service delivery at NCWorks Career Centers. The ultimate goal is to create a data-informed model that can be replicated statewide to help jobseekers obtain employment, training and higher wages....

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North Carolina Performance Improvement in Workforce Development

Strengthening services provided at local career centers through actively managing service delivery, and jobseeker and employer needs, with regular review of case management data and wage and employment outcomes

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Northern Public Radio: Illinois Launches 'Matchmaking' Site For College Bound Students

September 6, 2018

The GPL worked with the State of Illinois to launch the College2Career portal, which connects prospective Illinois college students to data on graduation rates, costs, student debt and, for the first time, potential career earnings of graduates of the state’s two- and four-year institutions. ...

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Press Release: Gov. Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Hancock Focus on Improving Social Issues

January 1, 2013
Press Release: Gov. Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Hancock Focus on Improving Social Issues
https://govlab.hks.harvard.edu/news/gov-hickenlooper-and-denver-mayor-hancock-focus-improving-socia-issues
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Program Director Hanna Azemati Speaks on Collaborative Strategies for Improving Outcomes

November 16, 2018

GPL Program Director Hanna Azemati was a guest speaker at the Innovations in Evidence conference in Regina, Canada from November 15-16, 2018. The event convened international leaders and innovators to share emerging trends, lessons learned, and insights into how to overcome challenges facing policymakers, practitioners, and researchers in advancing and implementing evidence-informed policy making. Select conference speakers, including Hanna, were also invited to provide written recommendations on Canada’s path forward in building the infrastructure to support evidence-...

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Illinois Career Outcomes for Higher Education

Improved transparency and decision-making for students and parents by developing a user-friendly website that matches labor market outcomes (such as wages) to every school and program of higher education in Illinois

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Rhode Island Adult Basic Education Performance Improvement

To further Rhode Island's goal of increasing jobs and job readiness in the state, the GPL supported the Rhode Island Department of Education in reforming their adult education services to create a more coordinated provision of trainings and supplemental supports to improve employment outcomes. This work included:

  1. Conducting a comprehensive analysis of demand and the historical performance of various adult education services,

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Denver Post: Denver Homelessness Program Funded by Bank, Large Foundations, Among Others

January 1, 2016
Denver Post: Denver Homelessness Program Funded by Bank, Large Foundations, Among Others
https://govlab.hks.harvard.edu/news/denver-homelessness-program-funded-bank-large-foundations-among-others
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