Publications

Chicago Neighborhood Job Start: Full Evaluation Report, A Transitional Jobs Response to the Great Recession

Feb 1, 2012
This report describes the results of an evaluation of Chicago Neighborhood JobStart, a transitional jobs (TJ) program that sought to place 2,200 low-income residents of high-unemployment neighborhoods into temporary jobs with local employers. The program operated for approximately four months between June and September 30, 2010, using a combination of public funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and private funding from the 2016 Fund for Chicago Neighborhoods (hereinafter the 2016 Fund).