Tag Archives: Poverty
How to Assess Needs?
Who can best determine what people in a community need to improve their lives? Asking them seems to be the most helpful part of a good needs assessment. In Houston, a nonprofit named Neighborhood Centers assesses needs by “spending hundreds … Continue reading
Posted in Chapter 1, Chapter 12 Tagged Evaluation Research, Poverty, Research Ethics Leave a comment
Place matters for poverty
Children who move out of high poverty neighborhoods to low poverty neighborhoods with more resources do better on multiple outcomes, and the younger they are when their families move the better. These conclusions come from a study of the long-term outcomes … Continue reading
Posted in Chapter 16, Chapter 6, Chapter 7, Chapter 9 Tagged Census, Evaluation Research, Experimental Design, Graphs, Health Care, Poverty, Quantitative Data Analysis, Reporting Leave a comment