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Submissions from 2013

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People and Place: Understanding the Processes, Outcomes and Impacts of Interventions of the Fairmount Corridor Initiative, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Thrive in 5 – Boston Initiative, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Cultural Competency in Health Care: Framework, Training and Evaluation - A Review of the Literature, Diana Salas Coronado

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Children and Homelessness in Massachusetts, Donna Haig Friedman, Katherine Calano, Marija Bingulac, Christine Miller, and Alisa Zeliger

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Evaluation of the Family-to-Family Homelessness Prevention Project: Final Report (January 1, 2011-October 31, 2013), Terry S. Lane, Mary Coonan, Arthur MacEwan, and Risa Takenaka

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Managing Up: Managing Diversity in Challenging Times, Helen Levine

Submissions from 2012

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Low-Wage and Low-Income Workers In The U.S., 1979-2009, Randy Albelda and Michael Carr

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Evaluating the Performance of the U.S. Social Safety Net in the Great Recession, Keith Gunnar Bentele

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Why Use the Services of Alternative Staffing Organizations: Perspectives from Customer Businesses, Françoise Carré, Brandynn Holgate, Risa Takenaka, and Helen Levine

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Breakfast and Lunch Participation in Massachusetts Schools, Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston; Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center; Massachusetts Law Reform Institute; and Eos Foundation

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Rapid Re-Housing of Families Experiencing Homelessness in Massachusetts: Maintaining Housing Stability, Tim H. Davis and Terry S. Lane

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How Youth Are Put At Risk by Parents’ Low-Wage Jobs, Lisa Dodson, Randy Albelda, Diana Salas Coronado, and Marya Mtshali

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Project Hope; Negotiation to Unify Advocacy for Successful Passage of Foreclosure Legislation to Protect Low Income Households in Massachusetts, Donna Friedman and Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Give US Your Poor: A National Public Education Campaign Addressing Homelessness, Barbara L. Graceffa and Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

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Pathways to Family Success Final Evaluation Report, Berna Kahraman, Ghazal Zulfiqar, Donna H. Friedman, and Alice Carter

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An Alternative to Temporary Staffing: Considerations for Workforce Practitioners, Linda Kato, Françoise Carré, Laura E. Johnson, and Deena Schwartz

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The Alternative Staffing Work Experience: Populations, Barriers and Employment Outcomes, Helen Levine, Brandynn Holgate, Risa Takenaka, and Françoise Carré

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Mattapan United Community Questionnaire, Mattapan United and Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

Submissions from 2011

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Age, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Education Status: Population 25 Years and Older, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Ethnicity, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Gender, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Household Status, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Nativity, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts by Race, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Poverty in Massachusetts for Families with Children, Randy Albelda, Ferry Cadet, and Dinghong Mei

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Finding the Right Fit: How Alternative Staffing Affects Worker Outcomes, Françoise Carré, Brandynn Holgate, and Helen Levine

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The Fairmount Initiative Quarterly Progress Report: People and Places: Understanding the Processes, Outcomes and Impacts of Interventions of the Fairmount Corridor, Donna H. Friedman

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Entry-Level Workforce Investment Feasibility Study, Brandynn Holgate and Tressa Stazinski

Submissions from 2010

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Women in the Down Economy: Impacts of the Recession and the Stimulus in Massachusetts, Randy Albelda and Christa Kelleher

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Competitive Strategies in the US Retail Industry: Consequences for Jobs in Food and Consumer Electronics Stores, Françoise Carré, Chris Tilly, and Brandynn Holgate

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Raising the Gaze, Mary Coonan

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Transnational Social-Change Network Learning. Introduction: Shared Responsibility, Collective Reflection. Boston–Haifa Learning Exchange Network, Donna Haig Friedman

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Concluding Synthesis: Lessons Learned. A Complex Web: A Collective Process to Advance Social Justice, Donna Haig Friedman, Jennifer Cohen, Amnon Reichman, and James Morgan

Submissions from 2009

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Maturing Subsidized Mortgages: The Next Frontier of the Expiring Use Crisis, Emily Achtenberg

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Why it’s Harder (and Different) for Single Mothers: Gender, Motherhood, Labor Markets and Public Work Supports, Randy Albelda

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Poverty in the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Community, Randy Albelda, M.V. Lee Badgett, Alyssa Schneebaum, and Gary J. Gates

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Counting on Care Work: Human Infrastructure in Massachusetts, Randy Albelda, Mignon Duffy, and Nancy Folbre

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Public-Private Partnerships: Lessons Learned from a Partnership: Consolidated Contractors Company and the Morganti Group Inc. (Ccc/Morganti), Al-Balqa’ Applied University (Bau)/Al-Huson University College (Ahuc) and the Usaid Jordan Economic Development Program, Hussien Al-Wedyan, Terry S. Lane, David Lowther, and Gwen El Sawi

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Immigrant Workers in the Massachusetts Health Care Industry: A Report on Status and Future Prospects, Ramon Borges-Mendez, James Jennings, Donna H. Friedman, Malo Hutson, and Teresa Eliot Roberts

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Issues in Developing a Common Framework on Informal Employment, Françoise Carré and James Heintz

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Brokering Up: The Role of Temporary Staffing in Overcoming Labor Market Barriers, Françoise Carré, Brandynn Holgate, Helen Levine, and Mandira Kala

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Massachusetts' System Redesign to End Homelessness: An Overview and Assessment, Donna H. Friedman and Ghazal Zulfiqar

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Single Mothers and Other Low Earners: Policy Routes to Adequate Wages, Hilda Kahne and Zachary Mabel

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Massachusetts Adult Basic Education and ESOL Distance Learning Programs: How to Assess Student Readiness for Distance Learning?, Berna Kahraman, Amelia Mallona, Donna H. Friedman, and Sarah Kuck Jalbert

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An End in Itself and a Means to Good Ends: Why Income Equality is Important, Arthur MacEwan

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Shelter Poverty in Massachusetts, 2000-2007: An Overview, Michael E. Stone

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Unaffordable “Affordable” Housing: Challenging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Area Median Income, Michael E. Stone

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Advancing the Fiscal Health of Low-Income Families: A Public and Community Health Approach, Doreen Treacy

Submissions from 2008

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An Overview of the Gloves-Off Economy: Workplace Standards at the Bottom of America’s Labor Market, Annette Bernhardt, Heather Boushey, Laura Dresser, and Chris Tilly

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Work-Based Social Support in the United States: Limits and New Possibilities, Heather Boushey and Chris Tilly

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America’s Biggest Low-wage Industry: Continuity and Change in Retail Jobs, Françoise Carré and Chris Tilly

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Continuity and Change in Low-wage Work in U.S. Retail Trade, Françoise Carré, Chris Tilly, and Brandynn Holgate

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Building Knowledge and Power with The Third Sector in Haifa Israel: A Report of the Learning Exchange Research Project, Donna H. Friedman and Jennifer Cohen

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Fits & Starts: The Difficult Path for Working Single Parents, Rebecca Loya, Ruth J. Liberman, Randy Albelda, and Elisabeth Babcock

Submissions from 2007

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Bridging the Gaps: A Picture of How Work Supports Work in Ten States, Randy Albelda and Heather Boushey

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Bridging the Gaps: Structuring Benefits to Promote Mobility for Low Wage Workers, Randy Albelda and Heather Boushey

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Bridging the Gaps Between Earnings and Basic Needs in Massachusetts: Executive Summary and Final Report, Randy Albelda and Jennifer Shea

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History, Principles, Context, and Approach: The Special Homeless Initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Martha R. Burt

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Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Policy Visions from the New Deal and Great Society, Françoise Carré

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Preventing Homelessness and Promoting Housing Stability: A Comparative Analysis, Donna H. Friedman, Jennifer Raymond, Kimberly Puhala, Tatjana Meschede, Julia Tripp, and Mandira Kala

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A Programmatic Audit of the Massachusetts Vitamin Litigation Project Final Report, Colleen Manning, Tatjana Meschede, and Elaine Werby

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The First Two Years of Housing First in Quincy, Massachusetts: "This Place Gives Me Peace, Happiness, and Hope", Tatjana Meschede

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Housing Resources Leveraged by the Special Homeless Initiative of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, 1992–2006: Evaluation of the Special Homeless Initiative, Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, Tatjana Meschede, Helen Levine, and Martha R. Burt

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Latino Participation in Food Assistance Programs: A Study Conducted for Project Bread, Anny Rivera-Ottenberger and Elaine Werby

Submissions from 2006

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Prevention at Work: Homelessness Prevention Initiative (HPI) Interim Evaluation Report, January 2004 through September 2005, Donna H. Friedman, Jennifer Raymond, Consuela Greene, John McGah, Elizabeth Brown, Julia Tripp, and Helen Levine

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Minority Women in the Healthcare Workforce in New England, Carol Hardy-Fanta, Erika Kates, Helen Levine, and Kate Peery-Wolf

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Moving Here Saved My Life: The Experience of Formerly Chronically Homeless Women and Men in Quincy's Housing First Projects, Tatjana Meschede

Submissions from 2005

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The Social and Economic Costs of Employee Misclassification in the Maine Construction Industry, Françoise Carré and Randall Wilson

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Partners in Prevention: Community-Wide Homelessness Prevention in Massachusetts and the United States, Donna H. Friedman, John McGah, Julia Tripp, Michelle Kahan, Nicole Witherbee, and Amy Carlin

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Transitions at DTA: Homeless Pilot Programs at the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance (2003-2005), John McGah and Amy Carlin

Submissions from 2004

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What Kind of Labor Market Awaits Low-Income Workers?, Françoise Carré

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The Social and Economic Costs of Employee Misclassification in Construction [Massachusetts Report], Françoise Carré and Randall Wilson

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IMPACT – Information Management, Public Access, Community Transformation: Final Evaluation Report, Oscar Gutierrez and John McGah

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One Family Scholar Project Evaluation: Executive Summary, Michelle Kahan, Jennifer Raymond, Consuela Greene, and Donna H. Friedman

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Bridges and Barriers to Housing for Chronically Homeless Street Dwellers: The Effects of Medical and Substance Abuse Services on Housing Attainment, Tatjana Meschede

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Hard Numbers, Hard Times: Homeless Individuals in Massachusetts Emergency Shelters, 1999-2003, Tatjana Meschede, Brian Sokol, and Jennifer Raymond

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Emergency Preparedness: A Manual for Homeless Service Providers, Kelly Tobin and Phyllis Freeman

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The Empty Promise, Elaine Werby

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Foreword, Elaine Werby and Donna Haig Friedman

Submissions from 2003

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Alternative Job Brokering: Addressing Labor Market Disadvantages, Improving the Temp Experience, and Enhancing Job Opportunities, Françoise Carré; Joaquín Herranz, Jr.; Dorie Seavey; Carlha Vickers; Ashley Aull; and Rebecca Keegan

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Technology Goes Home Evaluation – Executive Summary, Donna H. Friedman, Michelle Kahan, Tatjana Meschede, and Consuela Greene

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Surviving Against the Odds: Families’ Journeys off Welfare and out of Homelessness, Donna H. Friedman, Tatjana Meschede, and Michelle Hayes

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Characteristics of Homeless Individuals Accessing Massachusetts Emergency Shelters, 1999-2001, Tatjana Meschede, Michelle Kahan, Michelle Hayes, and Donna Friedman

Submissions from 2002

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IMPACT – Information Management, Public Access, Community Transformation: Year Two Evaluation Report, September 1, 2001 through August 31, 2002, Oscar Gutierrez and John McGah

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Food Stamps: Available But Not Easily Accessible: A Study Conducted for Project Bread, Michelle Kahan, Elaine Werby, and Jennifer Raymond

Submissions from 2001

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Left Behind: The Persistence of Poverty Through the 1990s, Randy Albelda and Donna H. Friedman

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IMPACT – Information Management, Public Access, Community Transformation: Year One Evaluation Report, September 1, 2000 through August 31, 2001, Oscar Gutierrez, John McGah, and Donna H. Friedman

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From Correctional Custody to Community: The Massachusetts Forensic Transition Program, Stephanie W. Hartwell, Donna Haig Friedman, and Karin Orr

Submissions from 1999

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Housing for All: Addressing the Housing Needs of Massachusetts' North Shore Residents, Theresa Mason, Elaine Werby, Caroline Coscia, Lisa Ward, and Donna Friedman

Submissions from 1998

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A Policy Brief: Massachusetts (T)AFDC Case Closings, October 1993-August 1997, Donna Friedman, Emily Douglas, Michelle Hayes, and Mary Ann Allard

Submissions from 1997

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A Snapshot of Individuals and Families Accessing Boston's Emergency Homeless Shelters, 1997, Donna Friedman, Michelle Hayes, John McGah, and Anthony Roman