MacArthur grantee MDRC released interim findings from its seven-year evaluation of LISC/Chicago's New Communities Program, a $50 million comprehensive neighborhood improvement initiative. The report focuses on the early development, roll-out, and first years of implementation of the initiative, and summarizes outcomes from the more than 700 projects supported through 2008.
August 25, 2016 - Publication
Mobile and electronic health initiatives, maternal death reviews, counseling and health education programs, and community mobilization efforts are just a few interventions that effectively improve maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa. Read More
August 24, 2016 - From The Field
A digital tool provided key evidence of the destruction of historic monuments in the international trial against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, who was charged with the intentional destruction of mausoleums and mosques in Mali. Read More
August 23, 2016 - Publication
Research shows that while a number of interventions can help improve health outcomes in young people, there is no single action or intervention that can broadly meet the needs of all young people across geographies. Read More