Alternative Youth Employment Strategies Project Final Report


This report describes the objectives and operations of the Alternative Youth Employment Strategies Project. In addition, the report includes the design employed, the participant population, and the outcome of the program. There is also an assessment of multi-site demonstration employment programs for 16- to 21-year-olds who were out of school, unemployed, and at high risk for crime. The demonstrations were mounted in New York City, Miami, and Albuquerque.


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People in Jail and Prison in Spring 2021

Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) researchers collected data on the number of people in local jails and state and federal prisons throughout 2020 and into spring 2021. Vera researchers estimated the incarcerated population using a sample of approximately 1,600 jail jurisdictions, 50 states, the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Marshals Service (U ...

  • Jacob Kang-Brown, Chase Montagnet, Jasmine Heiss
June 07, 2021