Keri West
Keri West
Operations Associate
Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment

West is an Operations Research Associate in MDRC’s Youth Development, Criminal Justice, and Employment Policy Area. She works on Building Evidence on Employment Strategies, or BEES, for which she manages operations teams as they implement key monitoring and technical assistance activities across sites. Prior to joining MDRC in 2021, West designed and implemented social service programs, provided technical assistance as part of the national End the HIV Epidemic initiative, and worked in child welfare and juvenile justice systems. She has a master’s degree in criminal justice.

Products

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An Approach to Achieving Equitable Labor-Market Outcomes and Upward Mobility

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How Fatherhood Programs Used Learning Cycles in Efforts to Improve Participation Outcomes

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How Agencies in the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt Demonstration Continued Their Work After Research Ended