Category: Pew Charitable Trusts

Register for Webinar: Evidence-Based Policymaking Part 1—Identifying Effective Programs

The National Association of Counties and The Pew Charitable Trusts will present a three-part webinar series, Evidence-Based Policymaking, that will focus on strategies county leaders can use to create evidence-based practices and programs in their jurisdictions to better serve residents. The first webinar in the series will highlight strategies for program assessment, inventorying programs, and …

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Register for Webinar: Evidence-Based Policymaking Part 2—Using Evidence in Budgeting and Contracting

The National Association of Counties and The Pew Charitable Trusts will present a three-part webinar series, Evidence-Based Policymaking, that will focus on strategies county leaders can use to create evidence-based practices and programs in their jurisdiction to better serve residents. The second webinar in the series will highlight strategies for how county officials can include evidence …

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Register for Webinar: Evidence-Based Policymaking Part 3—Delivering Effective Programs and Monitoring Outcomes

The National Association of Counties and The Pew Charitable Trusts will present a three-part webinar series, Evidence-Based Policymaking, that will focus on strategies county leaders can use to create evidence-based practices and programs in their jurisdiction to better serve residents. The third webinar in the series will highlight strategies on how county officials can enact program implementation …

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Reentry Essentials: An Overview of Employment and Correctional Education

By CSG Justice Center Staff This is the first in a series of posts on aspects of successful reentry. Each post will include curated resources related to the featured reentry topic. Employment Can Improve Reentry Outcomes Employment is widely seen by reentry service providers, researchers, policymakers, and people who were previously incarcerated as crucial to …

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National Prison Rate Continues to Decline Amid Sentencing, Re-Entry Reforms

The Pew Charitable Trusts By Adam Gelb and Jacob Denney After peaking in 2008, the nation’s imprisonment rate fell 11 percent over eight years, reaching its lowest level since 1997, according to an analysis of new federal statistics by The Pew Charitable Trusts. The decline from 2015-16 was 2 percent, much of which was due to a drop in …

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