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  • Report

    Findings from an Evaluation of New York City’s Supervised Release Program

    In 2016, New York City rolled out Supervised Release, which allowed judges to release defendants under supervision instead of setting bail. The findings in this report suggest that the program reduced the number of defendants detained in jail, while at the same time maintaining court appearance rates and public safety.

  • Webinar

    In this webinar, experts discuss new results from MDRC’s evaluation of Grameen America’s microfinance program. In Union City, NJ, the site of the study, Grameen America supports predominantly Latina entrepreneurs seeking to launch or expand small businesses — a community disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Issue Focus

    In this commentary, originally published in Community College Daily, President Marcia Ballinger of Lorain County Community College describes how Lorain’s comprehensive student success program, SAIL, has persevered during the pandemic — and offered lessons for school’s overall response to COVID-19.