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Social Issues from The Brookings Institute

The Social Issues area conducts in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level. Topics include children and families, crime and criminal justice, environment, poverty, race, gender, immigration, income inequality and social mobility.

Pew Results First Clearinghouse

The Results First Clearinghouse Database is an online resource that brings together information on the effectiveness of social policy programs from nine national clearinghouses. It applies color-coding to the clearinghouses’ distinct rating systems, creating a common language that enables users to quickly see where each program falls on a spectrum from negative impact to positive impact. As such, this database can help users easily access and understand the evidence base for a variety of programs.

Clearinghouse for Labor Evaluation and Research

CLEAR reviews studies in a variety of labor-related topic areas that are determined in collaboration with the Department of Labor (DOL) Chief Evaluation Office and DOL agency staff. The information is up to year 2014, and includes topic areas such as low-income adults, child labor. older workers, literacy, community college, reentry, veterans, women in STEM and more.

Model Programs Guide – The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Model Programs Guide (MPG) contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs. It is a resource for practitioners and communities about what works, what is promising, and what does not work in juvenile justice, delinquency prevention, and child protection and safety.

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