Ready, Willing and Able Lessons About Moving Employable Applicants for Home Relief


This 1995 Vera report presents a myth-shattering profile of employable applicants for Home Relief in New York City and summarizes research findings about the benefits of providing affirmative employment services before applicants join the welfare rolls.


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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