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2012
Document 025838
More Than a Job: Final Results from the Evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Transitional Jobs Program
By Redcross, Cindy; Millenky, Megan; Rudd, Timothy; Levshin, Valarie. U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) (Washington, DC); U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) (Washington, DC); MDRC (New York, NY).
The final results from a three-year evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) are reported. “Based in New York City, CEO is a comprehensive employment program for former prisoners — a population confronting many obstacles to finding and maintaining work. CEO provides temporary, paid jobs and other services in an effort to improve participants’ labor market prospects and reduce the odds that they will return to prison” (p. v). Chapters following an overview and executive summary... Read More
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166 pages
2010
Document 025335
Recidivism Effects of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Program Vary by Former Prisoners’ Risk of Reoffending
By Zweig, Janine; Yahner, Jennifer; Redcross, Cindy. MDRC (New York, NY).
The Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) is a transitional jobs program for released inmates. It aims to help them achieve long-term employment which reduces recidivism. Individuals developing or modifying similar programs will find the lessons learned by this organization to be very useful. Sections of this report include: background; the CEO program impact evaluation; current research questions; the analytic approach; what predicts risk of recidivism; whether the impact of CEO on recidivi... Read More
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