Chicago’s NPR Station Features LEO Study Evidencing the Need for Homelessness Prevention Programs

WBEZ, Chicago’s NPR radio station, invited LEO Co-Founder James Sullivan and Director of Catholic Charities Homelessness Prevention Call Center Noreen Russo to discuss the results of Sullivan’s recent publication in Science MagazineListen to the full conversation.

LEO Study on Homelessness Prevention Published in Science

Co-Founders Jim Sullivan and Bill Evans and recent Notre Dame grad Melanie Wallskog (Econ ’16) determined the impact of receiving emergency funding on those at risk of homelessness in Chicago. Learn more about the study. 

LEO and JPAL to Co-Present at Catholic Charities’ 2016 Annual Gathering

On October 10th, LEO and J-PAL will join forces in Boston for a full day learning institute on Implementing Impact Evaluations at Catholic Charities USA’s 2016 Annual Gathering.

White House Report on Juvenile Offender Diversion Program Highlights Project With LEO Ties

A White House Council of Economic Advisers report includes an account of Reading for Life, a local juvenile diversion program being evaluated by LEO.  Read the full article.

Professor James Sullivan Testifies Before Subcommittee on Nutritional Assistance Programs

James Sullivan spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee of Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition hearing on “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Developing and Using Evidence-Based Solutions", emphasizing the importance of rigorous program evaluations.  Read the full article.


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