This study looks at whether focused activities and increased coordination between the public workforce system and local correctional facilities prior to release may substantially improve employment outcomes for former inmates.
Connecting Inmates to Public Workforce Services Prior to Release: The Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release Grants
Colorado Department of Corrections Reentry Systems Mapping
The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (“Colorado Lab”) partners with the Office of Colorado’s Governor and works with state agencies to improve the lives of Colorado’s residents.
Jillian Berk's research focuses on employment and training programs for economically vulnerable populations, including dislocated workers, older workers, workers with disabilities, and juvenile offenders.Featured Projects
- Connecting Inmates to Public Workforce Services Prior to Release: The Linking to Employment Activities Pre-Release Grants
- Trade Adjustment Assistance Evaluation (TAA)
- Implementing the Virginia RETHINKS Health Sciences Education TAACCCT Grant
- BOND Implementation and Evaluation: Process Study Report
- Youth Employment