Before and After School Activities in Connecticut’s Elementary and Middle Schools
This study on before and after school activities was conducted through a mail survey with administrators and a telephone survey with elementary school parents. Results were used to identify barriers to operating and accessing these activities and opportunities for improving them.
September 18, 2002
Comprehensive Community-Wide Youth Prevention Plan
The New Haven Prevention Policy Board published this report to highlight the ways in which the city can support youth through school and community programs.
March 01, 2002
Jobs First: Final Report on Connecticut's Welfare Reform Initiative
The MDRC studied the effects of Jobs First, Connecticut's welfare program, on welfare recipients and their families. Jobs First limits welfare recipients to 21 months of cash assistance. This system was compared to the previously existing system.
February 28, 2002
Jobs First: Final Report on Connecticut’s Welfare Reform Initiative (Executive Summary)
The Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation evaluated Connecticut's Jobs First program. Jobs First is a unique program because it limits the time for which people receive welfare benefits. This report studies the effects of the program on participants and their families and compares them to families that received welfare under prior policies.
February 28, 2002
Connecticut Career Paths: Information and Insights on Employment, Careers and Training 2001-2002
The Connecticut Career Resource Network assembled this publication to share information about over 150 careers in the state and provide guidance on career options, academic preparation, resume writing, etc.
January 01, 2002
Great Neighborhoods Great City: Revitalizing Baltimore through the Healthy Neighborhoods Approach
Baltimore adopted an urban revitalization approach called Healthy Neighborhoods to improve a number of its communities. The strategy focuses on reinvigorating stagnant real estate markets and building stronger connections among residents. In this document, neighborhood strategist David Boehlke outlines how the Healthy Neighborhoods approach can be best implemented in Baltimore.
November 30, 2001